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

Photograph

ca. 1877 (photographed)
Artist/Maker

A young Beatrix Potter stands outside with a seated lady, her governess Miss Davidson. Beatrix wears a trench coat, hat with protruding feather and in her right had holds a bow and arrow. Miss Davidson wears a hat and fur trimmed jacket. Location is Dalguise House , near Dunkeld .
read Introducing Beatrix Potter Beatrix Potter remains one of the world's best-selling and best-loved children's authors. She wrote and illustrated 28 books, including her 23 Tales which have sold more than 250 million copies worldwide. In her later years, she became a farmer and sheep breeder and helped protect thousand...
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Albumen print
Brief Description
Photograph contained in a photo album. A young Beatrix Potter stands outside with a seated lady- governess Miss Davidson. Location- Dalguise House, near Dunkeld.
Physical Description
A young Beatrix Potter stands outside with a seated lady, her governess Miss Davidson. Beatrix wears a trench coat, hat with protruding feather and in her right had holds a bow and arrow. Miss Davidson wears a hat and fur trimmed jacket. Location is Dalguise House , near Dunkeld .

Dimensions
  • Height: 13.5cm
  • Width: 11cm
Credit line
Given by Joan Duke
Object history
Acquired by the V&A from Joan Duke in October 2006.
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession Number
AR.4:459/38-2006

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record createdMarch 4, 2019
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