Jane Taylor's Christening Gown

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Jane Taylor's Christening Gown

Jane Taylor is best known for writing the poem 'Twinkle Twinkle Little Star', famous the world over. Jane was born into a talented family of artists and authors in 1783 and lived in Shilling Street, Lavenham from 1786 to 1796. It is said that the view of the sky from her bedroom inspired the poem. Countless children everywhere have grown up singing 'Twinle Twinkle' with their parents. BBC Radio Suffolk are helping us to support our local Primary School by recording the children singing the nursery rhyme in the Guildhall for all our visitors to hear.

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  • 1. At 12:31 on 7 May 2010, Linda Patrick wrote:

    Jane Taylor's christening gown is superb and a wonderful example of fine Victorian workmanship. Victorian and Edwardian christening gowns are becoming very popular for baptising babies at the moment. Check out http://www.littledoves.co.uk to see the latest collection of authentic Victorian christening gowns, or simply have a look at the Little Doves Christening Gowns Classic collection of christening gowns, christening rompers and accessories

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