Beatrix Potter, ‘Studies of bees and other insects’, © Frederick Warne & Co. 2006.

Beatrix Potter, ‘Sketchbook, age 8’ © Frederick Warne & Co. 2006.

Beatrix Potter, ‘Microscopic studies of a ground beetle’ © Frederick Warne & Co. 2006

Beatrix Potter, ‘Sketch of Mrs. Tittlemouse talking to butterfly' © Frederick Warne & Co. 2006.

Accomplished childhood studies of insects and other animals.

"At the age of eight Beatrix Potter was already studying and recording the characteristics of a wide variety of animals, birds and insects in a home-made sketchbook. This habit of spending time observing the form and structure of living things continued throughout her childhood and into adolescence." - from the Victoria & Albert Museum.

Watercolour and pencil on paper.

Artist: Beatrix Potter.

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