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  • Place of origin:

    Newlands (drawn)

  • Date:

    09/1904 (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.121-1994

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Drawing in sepia ink over pencil of a stony path leading to a gate and fence at the edge of a wood. Large tree on left with thicket behind, rushes in foreground to the right. Vignetted picture.

Place of Origin

Newlands (drawn)


09/1904 (drawn)


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

Materials and Techniques

Sepia ink over pencil

Marks and inscriptions

'AVIEMORE' on belt encirling fist holding dirk.


Height: 240 mm, Width: 202 mm

Object history note

Drawn by Beatrix Potter, probably in September 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 a swing gate, sepia ink over pencil, by Beatrix Potter, Newlands, near Keswick, probably 1904, Linder Collection object no. LC.14.B.5, catalogue no. 3.58

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

p.26, cat. no. 3.58
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).


Sepia ink; Pencil; Paper (fiber product)



Subjects depicted

Fence; Woods; Gate


Drawings; Landscapes

Production Type



National Art Library

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