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Not currently on display at the V&A

Design

ca. December 1903 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Characters from the books arranged around the page, connected by a flourished line. Featuring Peter Rabbit, Squirrel Nutkin and the mice from The Tailor of Gloucester.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Watercolour and pen and ink on paper, mounted on card
Brief Description
Watercolour and pen and ink drawing, endpaper design no. 2, by Beatrix Potter. Linder Bequest catalogue number LB 943.
Physical Description
Characters from the books arranged around the page, connected by a flourished line. Featuring Peter Rabbit, Squirrel Nutkin and the mice from The Tailor of Gloucester.
Dimensions
  • Height: 191mm
  • Width: 137mm
Production typeUnique
Marks and Inscriptions
Reduce to this width & deep etch as before. (Mr Herring's writing (production manager))
Credit line
Linder Bequest [plus object number; written on labels on the same line as the object number]
Object history
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.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
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.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, cat. no. 943, p.101.
Other Number
LB.943 - Linder Bequest catalogue no.
Collection
Library Number
BP.460

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record createdMarch 11, 2019
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