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  • Place of origin:

    Lyme Regis (drawn)

  • Date:

    1904 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Potter, Beatrix, born 1866 - died 1943 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Sepia ink over pencil.

  • Credit Line:

    The Trustees of The Linder Collection

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Drawing of a road in Lyme Regis. Houses are shown side-on on the right hand side of picture, some with dormer windows, some greenery to the left, half finished.

Place of Origin

Lyme Regis (drawn)


1904 (drawn)


Potter, Beatrix, born 1866 - died 1943 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Sepia ink over pencil.

Marks and inscriptions

'- 7 -' [in oblong cartouche]

Lyme Regis
By artist in pencil, bottom left.


Height: 265 mm, Width: 215 mm

Object history note

Drawn by Beatrix Potter, at Lyme Regis, circa 1904. Given by Leslie Linder (1904-1973) to the National Book League (now the Book Trust) in 1970 as part of a representative selection of Beatrix Potter's work. This selection, comprising 279 drawings and 38 early editions and now known as the Linder Collection, was acquired on long-term loan by the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1989 and remains the property of a charitable trust, The Linder Trust.

Descriptive line

Drawing of Lyme Regis, in sepia ink over pencil, by Beatrix Potter, Lyme Regis, circa 1904, Linder Collection object no. LC.3.B.1, catalogue no. 3.55.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

p.25, cat. no. 3.55
Hobbs, Anne Stevenson (compiler). The Linder Collection of the works and drawings of Beatrix Potter: catalogue of works on paper. London: The Trustees of the Linder Collection, 1996 (1999 reprint).
'Leslie Linder & Anne Carroll Moore, The Art of Beatrix Potter, London: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., 1972'
Preparatory work for backgrounds
Potter, Beatrix. The tale of Little Pig Robinson. London: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd, 1930.
Background study for.
Potter, Beatrix. The tale of Little Pig Robinson. London: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd, 1930.


Sepia ink; Pencil; Paper (fiber product)



Subjects depicted

Houses; Dormer windows; Streets


Architecture; Drawings; Tourism & Travel

Production Type



National Art Library

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