Beatrix Potter's Fairyland

From ‘honey dew’ drinking parties to Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, discover Beatrix Potter’s response to the world of fairies and fairytales.

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Beatrix Potter's Fairyland photo

This display explores her attempts at adapting existing tales and her invention of new ones and how, in her imagery, she took inspiration both from the natural world and the work of other illustrators.

Image: © Victoria and Albert Museum, London, courtesy Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.