Proper Introductions


This post is to display proper introduction techniques for this time period. A proper introduction could sway the way other families view of you. Introductions were a part of the culture that kept everyone on good terms and allowed everything to function smoothly within communities.

Introductions between two men.


“In Austen’s time, introductions were burdened with rules. A man could not introduce himself to someone of higher standing than himself, nor could he introduce a friend to his acquaintances without their consent. Women always had to wait for men to initiate the introduction, and they could not be introduced to a stranger without an acquaintance conducting the meeting.”    – Source Page

Example of a proper Introduction

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