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  • Place of origin:

    Newlands Valley (drawn)

  • Date:

    13/09/1904 (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.228-1994

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Drawing in sepia ink over pencil of a gate and stone wall in the foreground. Barn in centre, slightly downhill. Another barn to the left, shown side on so revealing dove-holes. Cows in field, two standing and two sitting. Trees in background and distant fells.

Place of Origin

Newlands Valley (drawn)


13/09/1904 (drawn)


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

Materials and Techniques

Sepia ink over pencil

Marks and inscriptions

'Sept 13 04'
In pencil in bottom left.

'Oceana / FINE'


Height: 213 mm, Width: 266 mm

Object history note

Drawn by Beatrix Potter in the Newlands Valley, Sept. 13 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 the entrance to Lucie's cottage: barn with dove-holes, sepia ink over pencil, by Beatrix Potter, Newlands Valley, 1904, Linder Collection object no. LC.25.B.2, catalogue no. 4.50

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

p.39, cat. no. 4.50
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).
Potter, Beatrix. The tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle. London: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., 1905.


Sepia ink; Pencil; Paper (fiber product)



Subjects depicted

Stone walls; Cows; Barn; Subject; Mountains


Animals and Wildlife; Books; Illustration; Landscapes

Production Type



National Art Library

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