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drawing

  • 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:

    LOAN:LINDER TRUST.22-1994

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Drawing of a street in Lyme Regis, Dorset that descends down to the sea just visible in the distance. Foreground contains a horse and cart being driven towards the viewer and a lamppost. Shops with awnings and buildings line both sides of the cobble-stone street.

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.

Marks and inscriptions

'Lyme Regis'
In artist's hand in pencil, bottom left.

'AVIEMORE' on belt encircling fist holding dirk.
Watermark.

Dimensions

Height: 268 mm, Width: 209 mm

Object history note

Drawn by Beatrix Potter in Lyme Regis in 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 street descending to the sea, in sepia ink over pencil, by Beatrix Potter, Lyme Regis, circa 1904, Linder Collection object no. LC.3.B.2, catalogue no. 3.56

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

p.26, cat. no. 3.56
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).
p.73
'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.

Materials

Sepia ink; Pencil; Paper (fiber product)

Techniques

Drawn

Subjects depicted

Carts; Awnings; Streets; Horse; Sea; Houses; Cobble; Shops

Categories

Drawings; Tourism & Travel; Architecture

Production Type

Unique

Collection

National Art Library

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