Portrait of the Day: Beatrix Potter

24 July 2014, 12:00

Room 31


  • Gallery Talk

Beatrix Potter, by Delmar Banner, 1938 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Beatrix Potter
by Delmar Banner
NPG 3635

Beatrix Potter's stories have been cherished by children of all ages worldwide for generations. However few people realise that, as well as being a successful author and illustrator, she was also an accomplished businesswoman and natural scientist.

Come along to this talk to find out more about how she found fame, happiness in the end and the challenges she faced along the way. Talk led by Brooke Kerr.