Hector Malot (1830-1907) c. 1880
* 1828 in Fareins † 1906 in Paris
Woodburytype print on paper, mounted on album sheet
Size of sheet: 33 x 25 cm. Size of plate: 23.5 x 18 cm.
Hector Malot (1830-1907) was a French author and literary critic. An advocate of social reform, he wrote over seventy books, his most famous being Sans Famille (1878) documenting the travels of an orphan boy sold to a street musician.