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  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    ca.1890 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour over pencil

  • Credit Line:

    The Trustees of The Linder Collection

  • Museum number:

    LOAN:LINDER TRUST.142-1994

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Drawing in watercolour over pencil of a yellowish-brown cap with yellow or greyish-fawn gills. Substrate of leaves.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (drawn)


ca.1890 (drawn)


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

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour over pencil


Height: 190 mm, Width: 253 mm

Object history note

Drawn by Beatrix Potter ca.1890. 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 clitocybe sp., watercolour over pencil, by Beatrix Potter, Great Britain, ca.1890, Linder Collection object no. LC.16.B.3, catalogue no. 2.22

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

p.12, cat. no. 2.22
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).


Watercolour; Pencil; Card



Subjects depicted

Fungi; Botanical illustration


Drawings; Paintings; Gardens & Gardening

Production Type



National Art Library

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