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1945

  • Work on this object began.

1946

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

2009

2021

  • You found it!

Border, Peter Rabbit and His Friends, 1945–46

This is a border. It was after Beatrix Potter and made by Crown Wallcoverings Ltd.. It is dated 1945–46 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is engraved copper rollers on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Mr. and Mrs. Jason and Suzanne Berger. It is credited Gift of Mr. Jason and Mrs. Suzanne Berger.

Its dimensions are

(roll): 56 cm (22 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in selvedge: Copyright by Frederick Warne and Co. Ltd.; patented in U.S.A.; "Peter Rabbit and His Friends"; from designs by Beatrix Potter; (crown symbol) trade mark; British Made.

Cite this object as

Border, Peter Rabbit and His Friends, 1945–46; After Beatrix Potter (1866 – 1943); England; engraved copper rollers on paper; (roll): 56 cm (22 1/16 in.); Gift of Mr. Jason and Mrs. Suzanne Berger; 1991-124-1-a,b

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