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Monday, November 30, 2009

Beatrix Potter in V&A Museum, London

If you are in London, please visit the V&A Museum in South Kensington (Cromwell RoadLondon SW7 2RL, +44 (0)20 7942 2000). Right now they are hosting a charming exhibition that provides an insight of the world of Beatrix Potter, one of the greatest illustrators of the Victorian time.
'Gardens neatly razed': The Art of the Flopsy Bunnies is a collection of sketches and illustrations by Beatrix Potter for her story The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies. The exhibit includes scenes of the garden of Beartix’s uncle in Denbingshire, which she visited as a young woman and illustrations from the fictional garden belonging to Mr. McGregor.
The exhibit will be up in the Leighton, Room 102 until December 17th, 2009, admission is free.
Besides the exhibit the V&A Museum has an extensive collection of Beatrix Potters other works.
(In the image Sketch of flower borders by Beatrix Potter)

(Potted Fuchsia by Beatrix Potter 1903, Fredrick Warne & Co.)

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