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Before Peter Rabbit, Beatrix Potter Wanted to Study Mushrooms

The beloved children's author was deterred from a career as a mycologist.

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  • Photo Credit: Wikipedia / Victoria and Albert Museum, London, courtesy Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.
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  • 1895 study of bees and other insects by Beatrix Potter.

    Photo Credit: Victoria & Albert Museum, London, courtesy Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. and The Trustees of the Linder Collection
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  • Photo Credit: Wikipedia