Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
The Porter Gallery, Room 48

This object consists of 2 parts, some of which may be located elsewhere.

Drawing

03/1899 (drawn)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Drawing in watercolour of view from above ground level. Grassy pink sandstone cliffs to the left. Many trees in the foreground some with foliage obscuring houses which are in the centre and to the right. Blue sea visible behind.
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Object details
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Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Drawing
  • Backing
Materials and techniques
Watercolour on paper
Brief description
Drawing of a view out to sea at Sidmouth, watercolour, by Beatrix Potter, Sidmouth, 1899, Linder Collection object no. LC.13.B.3, catalogue no. 3.61
Physical description
Drawing in watercolour of view from above ground level. Grassy pink sandstone cliffs to the left. Many trees in the foreground some with foliage obscuring houses which are in the centre and to the right. Blue sea visible behind.
Dimensions
  • Sheet height: 115mm
  • Sheet width: 202mm
Production typeUnique
Marks and inscriptions
'I & J H / KENT' (Watermark)
Credit line
Given by the Linder Collection
Object history
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 formerly on long-term loan to the Victoria and Albert Museum between 1989 and 2019 form the charitable trust, The Linder Trust.
Subjects depicted
Place depicted
Bibliographic reference
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).p.26, cat. no 3.61
Other numbers
  • LOAN:LINDER TRUST.107-1994 - Previous Loan Number
  • 3.61 - Linder Collection catalogue no.
Collection
Library number
LC 13/B/3

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Record createdJune 7, 2013
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