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[Lock of Katherine Mansfield's hair. ca 1913].

Reference Number: Curios-018-1-012

The quantity of hair is larger and much longer than that at Curios-018-006, and slightly lighter in colour suggesting that it was cut at a younger stage of the writer's life, probably when she first had her hair cut short. It is bound together at one end. The hair was wrapped in a white handkerchief tied with a green ribbon (now housed with the hair).The hair is listed on the contents label inside the tin trunk at Curios-032-026, as it was previously housed there before arrival at the Library.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Memorabilia, related to Katherine Mansfield, John Middleton Murry, Women authors and Hair.

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[Lock of Katherine Mansfield's hair. ca 1913]., Reference Number Curios-018-1-012 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 curio(s)Thick lock of rich brown hair, approximately 400 mm. in length.. Single curio

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