Thomas Hardy Authentic Strand of Hair

paulfrasercollectibles

paulfrasercollectibles

2018-11-19 12:40:29

  • A half inch strand of author Thomas Hardy’s hair

Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) is considered the laureate of the south west of England. His much-loved novels explore the changing lives of country people in a rapidly industrialising world.

His canon includes Tess of the d'Urbervilles, Far From the Madding Crowd and The Mayor of Casterbridge.

WG Mills, Thomas Hardy’s barber in Dorchester, collected the hair following a routine cut.

Hardy spent most of his life around Dorchester. He renamed it Casterbridge in his writings.

Mills writes in a letter of provenance dated August 1963: “I had the esteemed honour to be Thomas Hardy’s hairdresser. The hair you had from me in April 1963, I cut from his head myself. I kept in the box it was in when I passed it on to you.

“It took a long time to collect as he did not like his hair short. I gathered it from the floor myself. There was no other hair on the floor as my customers were always given a clean space.”

This is an intriguing curio connected with one of Britain’s best loved writers.

It comes presented on an 8 x 5.75 inch display card, perfect for framing.

Free global shipping. Certificate of Authenticity and our Lifetime Moneyback Guarantee of Authenticity included. 

£399.00

Quantity : 31

Approximately

$531.03 €455.06 ¥58130
BUY NOW

ASK A QUESTION

DELIVERY INFORMATION

Dom Shipping Free
Dom Insurance Free
Int Shipping Free
Int Insurance Free

SELLER TERMS

Put the terms and conditions here...
Share on social media
Write a response...





The bookmarklet lets you save things you find to your collections.

Note: Make sure your bookmarks are visible.

COLLECT IT!

Click and drag the Collect It button to your browser's Bookmark Bar.

collect it