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Pierre Petit 
Victor Hugo 
1862 (taken) 
  
Lithograph 
2 3/4 x 4 1/4 ins 
  
Archive Farms 
Object No. 2016.510 
  
 
LL/90790 
  
In 1851 Hugo left France as a self-exiled opponent to the government of Napoleon III. In 1862 his Belgian publisher Lacroix held a banquet in Brussels in his honor to celebrate the publication of Les Miserables, which many friends attended from France. On this occasion Nadar, Carjat and Petit all seemed to have photographed him. 
 

 
  
 
  
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