Beatrix Potter and Scotland

Studies XVI (2014)


Beatrix Potter and Scotland

This publication in the Studies series records the talks given at the Sixteenth Beatrix Potter Society International Conference in Birnam in June 2014.

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128 pages
Colour illustrations throughout
Printed in the UK on FSC certified paper
ISBN 978-1-869980-30-6

Year of publication: 2015

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  • Rowena Godfrey sets the scene for the Potters’ Scottish holidays with ‘Visitors to Perthshire’;
  • Emma Laws discusses ‘The art of Bertram Potter’, Beatrix’s beloved brother;
  • Kathy Cole takes an entertaining look at cats – sly, sporting, white and ‘in boots’;
  • Linda Lear explores the 1892 Birnam holiday and its influence on Beatrix Potter;
  • Phillip Price describes the Scottish Borders, and the Potters’ holiday at Lennel in 1894; and
  • George Wallace investigates the many ways that Beatrix Potter and Peter Rabbit are known and perceived in Japan.

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