HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph notes
[Paris, 1883], on the back of an envelope addressed to him

Moving intimate document of the great man in the last years of his life

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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph notes
[Paris, 1883], on the back of an envelope addressed to him
Some tears (see scans) and one stain

Moving autograph notes of the great man on the back of an envelope showing his legendary mailing address


Autograph notes for accounts: laundry, outing to the theatre, accounts with Maris, furniture, Old Bank Guernsey etc.
A header of the Publishers Hetzel which was addressed to him (“Monsieur Victor Hugo, 130 avenue Victor Hugo, Paris”), with postmark of 18 November 1883

Victor Hugo lived the last years of his life in a hotel on the former Avenue d’Eylau, which was named Avenue Victor-Hugo in 1881, at n°502 (now n°124). He was therefore sometimes sent his letter as follows: “To Monsieur Victor Hugo, En son avenue, à Paris”