Thursday, February 24, 2011

Victor Hugo

This little house above a pharmacy in Besançon was the birthplace in 1802 of one of the greatest French writers and poets, Victor Hugo. He died in Paris in 1885. The photograph for this postcard was taken around 100 years after his birth


A Lady's Life said...

No kiddin Isn't this interesting
I remember our main street was like this and now no one lives there It's just business.

Sy's Prints said...

I love old photographs, theres something quite honest about them. Looks like a really cool pharmacy too, nothing like Superdrug where i work :-p