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The Man Behind Peter Rabbit Antiques And Tins

Walter Harrison Cady, the artist responsible for the design work on the popular Peter Rabbit antiques and cartoon tins was born in Gardner, MA in 1877 and lived there throughout his boyhood and adolescent years. As a child, he received only basic grammar school education but was always drawn to art and nature from an early age. Walks in nearby fields introduced Cady to the insects, birds and anima... Read more »