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Mr. Darcy's Bust for sale at Chatsworth?! (Updated)

Well, not exactly the actual Darcy bust, which we've all seen in Pride & Prejudice (2005) movie, but according to Darcylicious, a scaled versions of the famous Mr. Darcy bust that was shown in the 2005 movie Pride & Prejudice are now on sale at the Chatsworth Gift Shop. This will make a great birthday or Christmas present! I most definitely would love to get one of this for my own to add to my P&P movie collection...hopefully, soon!
There is no online version of the Chatsworth gift shop from which you can order the bust, but you can order it online thru the following shop:
Marble Sculpture

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The bust is a scaled down version of the original and cost £50 (plus shipping if you are not purchasing at the Chatsworth Gift Shop).
Here are a couple updates and info. (with photos included) to where you can order and purchase your own copy of Mr. Darcy's bust below...

Update #2 - 9/11/15: Just got this info. today, according to  (who just purchased and received her Darcy bust replica. See her photo below! Thanks Regina!):
This is the gentleman to contact for the Darcy bust: Martin Greening (email him at sales@marble-sculpture.com).  It was 50 pounds + shipping to the U.S. (about $130). The bust is an exact copy reduced down from the life size original used in the film. There's a contact form on his website, and he responds quickly to the message.
Update #1 - 9/10/15: Here's a pic of a few Darcy busts on display via Regina's recent tweet...

Pride and Prejudice
(via Chatsworth)


In Pride and Prejudice, Chatsworth was used as Pemberley, the residence of Mr. Darcy. It is believed that Jane Austen actually based her idea of Pemberley on Chatsworth House as she wrote the novel while in Bakewell.
"The eye was instantly caught by Pemberley House, situated on the opposite side of the valley into which the road into some abruptness wound."

"It was a large, handsome, stone building standing well on rising ground, and backed by a ridge of high woody hills; and in front, a stream of some natural importance was swelled into greater, but without any artificial appearance. Its banks were neither formal, nor falsely adorned."
Chatsworth was also mentioned in the novel as one of the estates Elizabeth Bennet visits before arriving at Pemberley.

On your visit you may recognise the grand staircase and ceiling of the Painted Hall where Lizzie and the Gardiners start their tour of Pemberley. The Sculpture Gallery was used in the scene where Lizzie Bennet sees the bust of Mr. Darcy, and his housekeeper describes his many good qualities. On your visit you will also recognise the beautiful veiled Vestal Virgin sculpture from the same scene. The scene in the Sculpture Gallery was originally set to be in a gallery of paintings, but the scene was changed to make use of Chatsworth's collection.


As a souvenir from the filming, we still have the bust of Mr Darcy, played by Matthew Macfadyen. The bust is made of resin mixed with marble dust and was created by Nick Dutton in 2004 as a prop for the film. It can be found in the Orangery shop, through the Sculpture Gallery.

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