Beach leaves in envelope from tree planted by Hans Christian Anderson

Object Number: 
INV.10827
Date: 
ca. 1885
Medium: 
Leaves, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 6 1/8 in. ( 8.9 x 15.6 cm )
Marks: 
Written: in ink on envelope: "Leaves from the beech tree planted by Hans Christian Anderson at "Rolighed"',[sic] the villa near Copenhagen where he died./ Copenhagen Feby 18, 1885 Brice"
Description: 
Stem with leaves inside inscribed envelope.
Gallery Label: 
According to the inscription on the envelope, these leaves came from a tree planted by Hans Christian Anderson at his villa, "Rolighed," near Copenhagen.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group