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  • Place of origin:

    Newlands valley (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1905 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour with pencil on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Mountains surrounding a river valley

Place of Origin

Newlands valley (probably, drawn)


ca. 1905 (drawn)


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

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour with pencil on paper


Height: 17.5 cm, Width: 25.5 cm

Object history note

Acquired by the V&A from Leslie Linder (1904-1973) in 1973 as part of the Linder Bequest, a collection of ca. 2150 watercolours, drawings, literary manuscripts, correspondence, books, photographs, and other memorabilia associated with Beatrix Potter and her family.
Previously given to Margaret Lane by Mr Heelis and given to Leslie Linder by Margaret Lane.

Descriptive line

Watercolour sketch with pencil of mountains surrounding a valley with a river running through it. Probably Newlands Valley, Lake District. Beatrix Potter, ca. 1905. Linder Bequest cat. no. LB 864.

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

Hobbs, Anne Stevenson, and Joyce Irene Whalley, eds. Beatrix Potter: the V & A collection : the Leslie Linder bequest of Beatrix Potter material : watercolours, drawings, manuscripts, books, photographs and memorabilia. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1985.


Pencil; Pigments; Paper



Subjects depicted

Mountains; River; Valley



Production Type



National Art Library

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