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  • Ann Denne (Austen) (b. - 1568)
  • Catherine Austen (1608 - 1627)
  • Dorothy Besbeech (c.1577 - 1619)
    Dority Austen Birth: 1557 in England 1 Death: 1 JAN 1619 in Biddenden, Kent, England 2 Burial: 1 JAN 1619 Father: Thomas Henrye Austin b: ABT 1525 in Biddenden, Kent, England Mother: Anne A...
  • Rev. Henry Thomas Austen (1771 - 1850)
    Henry Thomas Austen was Jane’s favorite brother and the most instrumental influence upon furthering her writing career. Literature owes a debt of gratitude to him far greater than can be every...

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I am writing the first book from the American point of view about 19th century rotunda panoramas. These were the biggest paintings in the world, 50 x 400=20,000 square feet, housed in their own rotundas which were 16-sided polygons. Chicago in 1893 had 6 panorama companies and 6 panorama rotundas.Edward James Austen,born in London 1850,died in 1930, was a panorama artist who worked for Howard H. Gross in Englewood, a suburb of Chicago. I have info to share.