K.HELTOFF, Hans Christian Andersen as an Artist, Copenhagen 1977 quotes the Baroness Bodild Donner, " When I was a child I was delighted when he cut out chain sof little dolls in white paper that I could stand on a table. and blow so they moved forward. He cut many silhouettes which Mamma later pasted up, partly on lampshades. He always cut with an enormous pair of paper scissors... "