Unknown Hans Christian Andersen manuscript discovered

Hand-written copy discovered at estate

The original manuscript for Hans Christian Andersen’s story ‘Psyken’ has been discovered at the Knuthenborg estate in Lolland.

The well-known story was first published in 1861. The manuscript just discovered during a clean-up at Knuthenborg is in the author’s own hand and includes corrections made by Andersen.

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Experts have verified that the document is indeed an original HC Andersen manuscript.

It is not known how the story wound up at Knuthenborg. Andersen was known to have visited a number of estates and manors during his life, but there is no record of him having stayed at Knuthenborg.

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