A fragment of original wallpaper found hidden in a cupboard at the Jane Austen Museum (12 images)

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The room in which celebrated author Jane Austen wrote Pride and Prejudice has finally been recreated after a fragment of the original wallpaper was found hidden in a cupboard and it has now been replicated on all four walls. Workers at the Jane Austen House Museum discovered the small piece of wallpaper hidden by pipework inside the top cupboard of the house's dining room, where she penned the literary classic in 1813.

The bright green 'arsenic' vine leaf wallpaper would have...
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