Beatrix Potter: Drawn to Nature

Morgan Library and Museum
225 Madison Ave
Creator of unforgettable animal characters like Peter Rabbit, Mr. Jeremy Fisher, and Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle, the beloved children’s book author and illustrator Beatrix Potter (1866–1943) rooted her fiction in the natural world. Childhood summers spent in ... more
Creator of unforgettable animal characters like Peter Rabbit, Mr. Jeremy Fisher, and Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle, the beloved children’s book author and illustrator Beatrix Potter (1866–1943) rooted her fiction in the natural world. Childhood summers spent in Scotland and the English Lake District nourished Potter’s love of nature, while her famous menagerie of pets inspired her picture letters and published tales. Her study of botany and mycology established an abiding interest in the life sciences, a passion she would bring to rural life at Hill Top Farm in Cumbria, England. There, she enjoyed a second act as a sheep breeder and land conservationist, ultimately bequeathing four thousand acres of farmland to the National Trust.

Beatrix Potter: Drawn to Nature brings together artwork, books, manuscripts, and artifacts from several institutions in the United Kingdom, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, the National Trust, and the Armitt Museum and Library. Paired with the Morgan’s exceptional collection of her picture letters, these objects trace how Potter’s innovative blend of scientific observation and imaginative storytelling shaped some of the world’s most popular children’s books.

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Beatrix Potter: Drawn to Nature

Fri, May 24
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Sat, May 25
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Sun, May 26
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Tue, May 28
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Wed, May 29
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Thu, May 30
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Fri, May 31
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Sat, June 01
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Sun, June 02
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Morgan Library and Museum

225 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10016
(212) 685-0008
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Schedule

May 24, Fri 10:30AM - 5:00PM
May 25, Sat 10:30AM - 5:00PM
May 26, Sun 10:30AM - 5:00PM
May 28, Tue 10:30AM - 5:00PM
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