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[Helen] Beatrix Potter, Mrs William Heelis (1866–1943). She was the author of the Peter Rabbit book, among many others. When she died in 1943, she left over 4,000 acres of land, 16 farms, cottages and herds of cattle and Herdwick sheep to the British National Trust. Hers was the largest gift at that time to the National Trust, and it enabled the preservation of the lands now included in the Lake District National Park and the continuation of fell farming. The central office of the National…

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Langston Hughes - prominent figure during the Harlem Renaissance and one of my favorite poets. #blackhistorymonth

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British author/illustrator Beatrix Potter posing outside with her dog at age 15. Photograph by Rupert Potter. UK, 1907.

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Agatha Christie - Unfinished Portrait: Unseen And Rare Photographs Of The 'Queen of Crime' - Flashbak

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The Philadelphia Story. Katharine Hepburn is one of my favorite style icons.....ever. She was classically beautiful, independent, feisty, stylish and a trend setter.

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