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As an artist and storyteller Beatrix Potter is world-famous. Of no less importance is her work in protecting some of the finest examples of the Lake District's landscapes and in creating romantic interiors and a beautiful garden at Hill Top, the farmhouse she bought at Near Sawrey in 1905. Her picturesque house and the breathtaking scenery inspired many of Beatrix's stories and drawings. This book looks at the relationship between the Lake District and her work and includes numerous extracts from her letters and diaries, as well as atmospheric photographs from the Beatrix Potter archive.

Beatrix Potter - Susan Denyer

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Title
Beatrix Potter - at home in the Lake District
Author
Susan Denyer
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Frances Lincoln Limited
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20040901

As an artist and storyteller Beatrix Potter is world-famous. Of no less importance is her work in protecting some of the finest examples of the Lake District's landscapes and in creating romantic interiors and a beautiful garden at Hill Top, the farmhouse she bought at Near Sawrey in 1905. Her picturesque house and the breathtaking scenery inspired many of Beatrix's stories and drawings. This book looks at the relationship between the Lake District and her work and includes numerous extracts from her letters and diaries, as well as atmospheric photographs from the Beatrix Potter archive.

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Susan Denyer is World Heritage Adviser for the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), Paris, and Secretary of ICOMOS-UK. During the years she worked for the National Trust she was closely involved with the restoration of the Hill Top interior, and helped to set up the Beatrix Potter Gallery in Hawkshead. She has lectured at the Universities of Bath and York, and has written widely on cultural landscapes, including the Lake District.

Susan Denyer shows a natural empathy for her subject and the countryside she loved
Home & Country

A beautiful and absorbing book which will keep anyone ever touched by Beatrix Potter's life and work thoroughly absorbed from stunning cover to cover
Antiques Magazine

Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
Lake District (England) - In literature.|Lake District (England) - Description and travel.
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
144

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