Charles Dickens’ Hair for sale (PF254)



2015-06-26 12:02:24

Charles Dickens Hair for sale (PF254)

An authenticated lock of hair belonging to Victorian author Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens' (1812-1870) most notable works include Oliver Twist, A Tale of Two Cities and A Christmas Carol. His stories have proved so popular that they have never gone out of print.

Note of authenticity, Georgina Hogarth Note of authenticity, Georgina Hogarth

This lock of hair, belonging to the famed author, is authenticated by a note written by Dickens' sister-in-law, Georgina Hogarth. Georgina lived at the Dickens household to help rear the children and became a life-long friend to Charles. Even after Charles's wife left him in 1858, Georgina stayed with him until his death.

Charles Dickens' Hair Charles Dickens' Hair

This item is rare and deeply personal. It speaks of the close relationship between Charles Dickens and Georgina Hogarth and gives insight into Dickens' private life.

(PF254) (G)

For sale: 1,750 Sorry, this item has already been sold, to get first refusal on new stock please sign up for your free newsletter at the top of the page.

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