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Avenue Victor Hugo / Rue Hector Malot
Hector MalotLa Bouille 1830 - Fontenay-sous-Bois 1907
French writer; his most famous work is Sans famille (English: "Nobody's Boy", German: "Heimatlos", Dutch: "Alleen op de wereld") (1878)
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Initiator of the "street museum" is the lawyer and politician André Marie (Honfleur 1897 - Rouen 1974, Wikipedia), who was mayor of Barentin from 1945 to 1974 and minister of national education. The town continues his initiative under the leadership of Michel Bentot, Mayor since 1990, with the purchase, maintenance and restoration of the sculptures, paintings and monuments.
Click here for a interactive map with the locations of the busts.
Barentin Cité des Arts, Patrimoine.