Beatrix Potter: Her Life, Her Artwork and the Tale of Peter Rabbit

Beatrix Potter was an English writer, illustrator, natural scientist, and conservationist best known for her children's books featuring animals, such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit.
When: Monday, April 15, 2019 - Friday, July 31, 2019
Location: Pruyn House, 207 Old Niskayuna Road, Latham, NY 12110


Our collections consist of numerous items related to Colonie and the people who helped shape its history. They include books, reference and genealogical materials, and historic artifacts. Many of these are displayed at the Pruyn House.

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