~ Marian ~

~ Marian ~

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Beatrix Potter, one of my favorite Victorian illustrators. She was born in England in 1866 and is best known for her illustrated stories of Peter Rabbit and other critters, but she was also a wonderful painter of mushrooms and a respected mycologist.

Norman Warne and nephew Fred. ~ Beatrix was unofficially engaged to her editor Norman Warne for one month (July,1905) before his unexpected death a month later of lymphatic leukemia.

Norman Warne and nephew Fred. ~ Beatrix was unofficially engaged to her editor Norman Warne for one month before his unexpected death a month later of lymphatic leukemia.

Fripperies and Fobs

Fripperies and Fobs

'Miss Potter' (2006) starring Renee Zellweger as famed children's book author and illustrator Beatrix Potter and Ewan McGregor as her editor and fiance Norman Warne.

'Miss Potter' starring Renee Zellweger as famed children's book author and illustrator Beatrix Potter and Ewan McGregor as her editor and fiance Norman Warne.