Monday, April 3, 2017

Famous Women---B

 


Our Famous B is:

Beatrix Potter (1866-1943)


Quick facts:

Raised and educated by governesses.

Enjoyed drawing and painting, she
often made drew of her pets.

Later in life, she was invited to
study Fungi at the Royal Botanical
Gardens of Kew.

Ms. Potter published The Tales of
Peter Rabbit on her own after it
was rejected by a publisher.
After seeing it's success with her
family and friends the same publisher
decided to publish it for others to
read and enjoy.


There is so much more out there about
Ms. Potter. If she has intrigued you
Google her.


Tomorrow will introduce you to
Famous C.


~Keep on Dreaming~

6 comments:

  1. I didn't realize she was a scientist too.

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  2. Lots of interesting stuff on her.
    Some I didn't know either.

    M : )

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  3. Love Peter Rabbit! Georgia O'Keefe is a great choice for famous women. Fascinating life. So enjoyed seeing her home.

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    1. Just finished C. Which be up at 7 in the morning.
      Looking forward to seeing your C tomorrow.

      M : )

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  4. Catching up today! I love Beatrix Potter, and the photo with her dog is wonderful. Did you see the movie about her with Renee Zellweger? I enjoyed it and loved her little house:)

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    1. Thanks for hanging with me on these posts.
      I did not see that movie, but I am sure it was good.

      M : )

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