Young Cosette sweeping: 1886 engraving for Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables. French illustrator Émile Bayard drew the sketch of Cosette for the first edition, and this engraving was prepared for an 1886 edition. The image has become emblematic of the entire story, being used in promotional art for various versions of the musical.
I love to read! Just to tell you how dorky I was as a kid....I used to think that the coolest thing ever would be to accidentally get locked into the library over the weekend! Just me, books, sunshine and smooth wooden floors all weekend long