Hans Christian Andersen Authentic Strand of Hair
For Sale: £49.95
An opportunity to own a genuine piece of Hans Christian Andersen hair.
Hans Christian Andersen was a widely loved Danish author, acclaimed for having delighted children worldwide.
such as "Thumbelina", "The Snow Queen", "The Ugly Duckling", "The
Little Mermaid", "The Emperor's New Clothes", and "The Princess and the
Pea" remain hugely popular and widely read. "The Emperor's New Clothes"
and "The Ugly Duckling" have both passed into the English language as
A 19th Century contemporary and friend of
Charles Dickens, Andersen's works have been translated into over 150
languages, and have inspired motion pictures, plays, ballets, and
animated films, most notably Disney's 1993 adaptation of 'The Little
This approx. 1/16th" Hans Christian Andersen hair is presented on a display card perfect for framing*.
provenance; the hair originates from the famed collection of Margaretta
Pierrepont, wife of President Ulysses S Grant's Attorney General.
Click here for more information on the history of collecting hair.
* Please note the frame is not included in the sale price.