Beatrix Potter (London 1866 - Near Sawrey, Cumbria 1943)
Two large rectangular sixteen piece wooden jigsaw puzzles, 'Beatrix Potter Nursery Frieze', which can be put together to form a nursery frieze. The jigsaws depict a panoramic colour illustration of the countryside filled with Beatrix Potter characters. Printed on the bottom left of each jigsaw is manufacturing and copyright information. The jigsaws form the first two parts of the frieze only. Total number of items is 32.
Marks and inscriptions
In the bottom left corner of the jigsaw: 'A Beatrix Potter Nursery Frieze. From Designs by Beatrix Potter [copyright] 1977 Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd. Beatrix Potter Creations [Registered] Trademark Property of Frederick Warne & Co. Inc. N.Y. Join B here. (The second jigsaw has the same inscription except that it has 'B' instead of 'A' at the start and 'C' instead of 'B' at the end)'
Makers and roles
Beatrix Potter (London 1866 - Near Sawrey, Cumbria 1943), artist Frederick Warne and Co Ltd.., trademark holder Frederick Warne and Co Ltd.., copyright holder