Beatrix’s Childhood Affinity with Nature

Beatrix nature painting

Beatrix and her family spent 12 wonderful summers in Perthshire, Scotland. It was here her father enjoyed his fishing and his photography.  He invited one or two male friends to join him, including William Gaskell, together with John Bright and Sir John Everett Millais.  There is no doubt these gentlemen had a lasting influence on Beatrix […]

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One Hundred and Fifty Years On

150 years Anniversary

Beatrix Potter was born on the 28th July 1866. She was one of the world,s best-loved children,s authors, who captured the imagination of both adults and children alike for over 100 years with her wonderful illustrated Tales.   The Lake District in the north of England has the most beautiful scenery. This is one of […]

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Beatrix Potter-Early Life

Beatrix Early Life

Helen Beatrix Potter entered this life on the 28th July 1866.   She was born into a period and class which seemed to have little understanding of childhood.   Her parents, Helen and Rupert Potter, were rich having inherited fortunes from the Lancashire Cotton Industry.   However a generation had passed and the hard working […]

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