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"Hauteville House, St. Peter Port, Guernsey, the Residence of Victor Hugo"
This is an original 1874 black and white in-text wood engraving of illustrations of the historic Hauteville House that is located at 38 Rue Hauteville in St. Peter Port, Guernsey. The house served as the home of French poet, novelist, and dramatist, Victor Hugo (1802-1885), author of The Hunchback of Notre-Dame and Les Misérables. Hugo bought the house in 1856. The illustrations depict the interior of the Oak Gallery and the Study, as well as, the exterior facade.
This 139+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Moderate aging in margins. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of wood engravings from The Graphic, 1874, of the people, places, and events of Victorian era England and world, including the wedding of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh to Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna, the Third Anglo-Ashanti War, and scenes from the American "Wild West". To continue browsing this interesting collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!
Keywords specific to this image: Literature, Building, Architecture