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The Tale of Beatrix Potter – naturalist, conservationist, artist, author

The Tale of Beatrix Potter – naturalist, conservationist, artist, author

Beatrix Potter was born in 1866 at the home of a wealthy lawyer working in London. Her childhood was oppressive and she was allowed little interaction with other children. She did not go to school but she had a series of personal tutors. From a very early age she developed an interest in nature which was rather restricted in London, but blossomed on the annual visits to the Lake District. With her brother Bertram she kept wild animals as pets,…

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