Giving us a glimpse into the V&A's extensive collection of Beatrix Potter's artwork, as well as rarely seen materials from international collections this stunning book explores Potter's work as a naturalist, artist-storyteller and sheep farmer, as well as her legacy in preserving the Lake District.
Showcasing Potter's creative, entrepreneurial spirit and embedding her stories within the context of her life, this book is packed with scientific observations and imaginative storytelling. Some of her best-loved characters sit alongside exquisite botanical drawings, letters to friends Lake District watercolours and rarely seen photographs, clearly identifying the places and people that inspired her.
This gorgeous sheet of wrapping paper reproduces a vintage classroom chart, showing the extraordinary beauty of seaweed. Printed on Cavallini's signature Italian archival paper, this fine gift wrap is good enough to be hung on the wall, or used in a variety of crafts. To...
This beautiful chart of trees comes from a late 19th-century teaching aid. Vintage scientific images of trees, with each specimen identified by its scientific name at the bottom of the bag. Made from 100% natural cotton.Printed on one sideInterior pocketMeasures 43.2 x 33 x 2.5 cm
A beautiful chart of trees from a late 19c teaching aid features on this gorgeous sheet of wrapping paper. Printed on Cavallini's signature Italian archival paper, this fine gift wrap is good enough to be hung on the wall, or used in a variety of...
Blending science, history, culture and folklore, Jonathan Drori takes us on a trip around the globe and its plants. From the mandrake to the dandelion, each has a story full of surprises to tell. Bringing to life the science of plants, and revealing how their...