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Princeton University. Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections Cotsen Children's Library One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1865-1935
Extent: 19 linear ft. (19 flat archival boxes)
This collection consists primarily of photographs taken by Rupert Potter (1832-1914), father of children’s book author Beatrix Potter (1866-1944). It includes many portraits of Beatrix, of family members, and of friends. In addition, the collection includes studio portraits of Potter family members taken by various commercial photographers; a few photographs taken by Beatrix as aids for illustration; and photographs of animals and farmsteads in the Lake District related to Beatrix Potter Heelis’ career as sheep farmer and land preservationist from the 1910s to 1940s. (View full finding aid.)
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Lloyd E. Cotsen collection of Potter Family photographs
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19 linear ft. (19 flat archival boxes)
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1865-1935
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This collection consists primarily of photographs taken by Rupert Potter (1832-1914), father of children’s book author Beatrix Potter (1866-1944). It includes many portraits of Beatrix, of family members, and of friends. In addition, the collection includes studio portraits of Potter family members taken by various commercial photographers; a few photographs taken by Beatrix as aids for illustration; and photographs of animals and farmsteads in the Lake District related to Beatrix Potter Heelis’ career as sheep farmer and land preservationist from the 1910s to 1940s.
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