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Beatrix Potter (1866–1943)
"My rabbit Peter is so lazy."
Autograph letter signed to Noël Moore, 4 February 1895
Gift of Colonel David McC. McKell, 1959; MA 2009.2
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The exhibit will definitely inspire your children to create characters and illustrate stories of their own! It is impossible not to spend an hour or two looking at the intricate pencil and ink work. I am a huge admirer of picture books and grew up reading about all her characters: Pig Robinson, Squirrel Nutkin, and of course, Peter Rabbit. Fall in love all over again and take a break to read the classic tale featuring Peter getting into all sorts of trouble!
**The show closes on January 27, so only a few weeks left. HOP on over to see it soon!