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Drawing

ca. 1904-5 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Two studies of a hedgehog's head; on verso a hedgehog's head and a mouse


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Watercolour and pencil on Joynson drawing paper
Brief Description
Watercolour and pencil drawing, two head studies of a hedgehog, assumed to be Mrs Tiggy, and on verso, head study of a hedgehog and of a mouse, by Beatrix Potter, ca. 1904-5. Linder Bequest catalogue number LB 866.
Physical Description
Two studies of a hedgehog's head; on verso a hedgehog's head and a mouse
Dimensions
  • Height: 188mm
  • Width: 110mm
Production typeUnique
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. 866, p.93.
Other Number
LB.866 - Linder Bequest catalogue no.
Collection
Library Number
BP.495

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record createdMarch 11, 2019
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