Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1866-07-28
Death 1943-12-22
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

This was given to Mary Schofield by William H. Nolan, 1979.

From the description of An Old Woman who lived in a Shoe : photocopy of original manuscript, nd. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872551

English author and illustrator.

From the description of Bedtime, 1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367390507

Beatrix Potter was born July 28 (or 6 according to some sources), 1866 in London, England; she died December 22, 1943 in Sawrey, England. She was the daughter of a barrister. In 1913, she married William Heelis, a lawyer. Ms. Potter was tutored by governesses, except for some brief private instruction, she was self taught in art. Ms. Potter was an author and illustrator of books for children, later a sheep farmer in the Lake District and a conservationist. Her first book,Tale Of Peter Rabbitwas privately printed. Biographical Source: Yesterday's Authors Of Books For Children, vol. 1, p. 205-217.

From the description of Beatrix Potter Collection 1928-1929. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 462884262

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Subjects:

  • Women authors, English--History--Sources
  • Children's literature
  • Illustrators--Correspondence
  • Women artists--History--Sources

Occupations:

  • Artists

Places:

  • England (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)