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  • Place of origin:

    Lingholm (drawn)

  • Date:

    14/08/1888 (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.143-1994

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Drawing in watercolour over pencil of two specimens of a dark brown horn-shaped fungus. Some substrate, mainly grass and moss.

Place of Origin

Lingholm (drawn)


14/08/1888 (drawn)


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

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour over pencil


Height: 279 mm, Width: 214 mm

Object history note

Drawn by Beatrix Potter, August 14th 1888. 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 hydnellum zonatum?, watercolour over pencil, by Beatrix Potter, Lingholm, 1888, Linder Collection object no. LC.16.B.4, Linder Collection catalogue no. 2.24

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

p.13, cat. no.2.24
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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