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Beatrix Potter, "A Mouse Seated in an Armchair, Knitting with Two balls of Wool, beside a Table on which Stands a Gas Lamp.”

Beatrix Potter, "A Mouse Seated in an Armchair, Knitting with Two balls of Wool, beside a Table on which Stands a Gas Lamp.

I think if she lived in a shoe-hose, that old woman was surely a mouse! - Appley Dapply Nursery Rhymes, 1917

I think if she lived in a shoe-hose, that old woman was surely a mouse! ~ Appley Dapply Nursery Rhymes, illustration by Beatrix Potter

From the 1903 THE TALE OF SQUIRREL NUTKIN BY BEATRIX POTTER.

The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin', 1903 -- Beatrix Potter. "But Nutkin, who had no respect, began to dance up and down, tickling old Mr. Brown with a nettle and singing --.

No More Twist!

Mice at Work, threading the needle - by artist Helen Beatrix Potter, C. 1902 - l (from ‘The Tailor of Gloucester’)

The Amiable guinea-pig, 1917

Beatrix Potter, Illustration of ‘The Amiable Guinea-pig’ for Appley Dapply’s Nursery Rhymes---never heard of this nursey rhyme book, but i must have it!

'The Tale of Peter Rabbit', 1902 -- Beatrix Potter. Mrs. Josephine Rabbit doses Peter with chamomile tea. Potter biographer Linda Lear explains: "The original letter [on which Peter Rabbit is based] was too short to make a proper book so [Potter] added some text ... and made it more suspenseful... Then she copied it out into a stiff-covered exercise book, and painted a coloured frontispiece showing Mrs. Rabbit dosing Peter with camomile tea."

'The Tale of Peter Rabbit', 1902 -- Beatrix Potter. Josephine Rabbit doses Peter with chamomile tea.

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