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A Victorian Naturalist: Beatrix Potter's Watercolour Drawings, Arnitt Collection

Art / PhotobookOut of Print

By: Beatrix Potter

192 pages, Illus throughout

Frederick Warne Books

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #19667 | ISBN: 0723239908
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About this book

One of the most unusual collections of Beatrix Potter's art is held by a small trust in the English Lake District, the Armitt Library in Ambleside, Cumbria. The collection comprises studies of fossils, archaeological finds, mosses, lichens, microscope drawings and many exceptionally fine fungus paintings. This book contains reproductions of these superb watercolours, along with a commentary by various experts on Beatrix Potter's scientific work.

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