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  • Place of origin:

    Eeswyke (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    1900 (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.239-1994

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Drawing in sepia ink over pencil of a room with a pitched ceiling indicated. Open wooden panelled door reveals another door visible beyond. Wooden floor. Walls and ceiling sketchily drawn, mainly in pencil.

Place of Origin

Eeswyke (probably, drawn)


1900 (drawn)


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

Materials and Techniques

Sepia ink over pencil

Marks and inscriptions

'13' ringed
In erased pencil, top right.

'AVIEMORE' in belt encircling fist holding dirk.


Height: 189 mm, Width: 267 mm

Object history note

Drawn by Beatrix Potter, probably at Eeswyke, Sawrey, possibly in 1900. 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 an attic, sepia ink over pencil, by Beatrix Potter, probably Eeswyke, Sawrey, possibly 1900, Linder Collection object no. LC.26.B.5, catalogue no. 4.24

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

p.35, cat. no. 4.24
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).
Beatrix Potter. The roly-poly pudding. London: Frederick Warne & Co., 1908.


Sepia ink; Pencil; Paper (fiber product)



Subjects depicted



Drawings; Books; Illustration; Interiors

Production Type



National Art Library

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