Letter from Ange Pechméja (1819-1887) to Hugo

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 VMH/1/434
  • Dates of Creation
      [postmarked Constantinople 15 March 1853]
  • Physical Description
      1 letter (1 sheet)

Scope and Content

Autograph letter to Hugo giving a detailed, disenchanted account of the writer's twenty days' stay in Constantinople in 1853.

Written at Vidin (here spelt Widdin), on the Danube, Romania.

Pechméja was a French poet, writer and politician, who went into exile in Romania after Louis Bonaparte's coup.