A journeyman is a trader or crafter who has completed an apprenticeship . A journeyman was a craftsman who had fully learned his trade and earned money but was not yet a master . To become a master, a journeyman had to submit a master work piece to a guild for judgment. If the work were deemed worthy, the journeyman would be admitted to the guild as a master. The word &quot;journeyman&quot; comes from the French word journee , meaning the period of one day; this refers to their right to charge a fee for each day's work. They would normally be employed by a master craftsman , but would live apart and might have a family of their own. A journeyman could not employ others
To Hans Christian Andersen paper was not meant to be media for the written word only. Paper - it seems - represented the basis for his imaginative expressing. Through out his life Hans Christian Andersen was an addict to paper. He wrote on it, he drew on it - and he used it to cut in. There is no straight connection between the authors paper cuts and his fairy tales, but he used to accompany his paper cutting with a fantastic tale, and end the tale by unfolding the paper to the amazed listeners.
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360 panoramic of “The Little Mermaid” in Copenhagen. It is estimated that around 1.2 million people visit the Mermaid each year.
Copenhagen Town Square
New Harbor : The history of Nyhavn goes back to 1671 when King Christian V built it as an harbour which should bring traffic right into the centre of Copenhagen. This is the same canal that Andersen saw in his time. HCA lived near here several times throughout his life.
Published first book at 17 years of age (not successful).
Gained fame with his fairy tales, publishing Tales Told for Children in 1835.
Published 156 "fairy tales and stories" during his lifetime. If other texts of his in the nature of fairy tales and those which were printed only after his death are included, it makes a total of 212.
Died on 4 August 1875 and his funeral was an international event.
His works have become more widespread than any other author, ever (only the Bible has been translated into more languages). He is read by Chinese students in school.
Hans Christian Andersen Awards: living author and illustrator whose complete works have made a lasting contribution to children's literature. Highest international recognition given.