Victor Hugo

Immerse yourself in the incredible world of Les Misérables and discover the extraordinary story behind one of the greatest novels and most popular musicals of all time.

From Victor Hugo's original 1862 manuscript to the costume designs and illustrations it inspired, see rarely viewed treasures sourced from around the globe to star in the Library's world-first exhibition, Victor Hugo: Les Misérables – From Page to Stage.

Presented by:

State Library of Victoria

Principal partners:

Bank of Melbourne

Major partners:

Lazard Emirates City of Melbourne

International lenders:

This exhibition was made possible with the generous support of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Maisons de Victor Hugo in Paris and Guernsey, Musée Carnavalet, Musée Rodin, Maison Litteraire de Victor Hugo, and Cameron Mackintosh Limited.

Bibliothèque nationale de FranceCameron Mackintosh Limited Maison Litteraire Victor HugoMaisons Victor Hugo Musée CarnavaletMusée Rodin Paris

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