Robert Louis Stevenson – born in Edinburgh on 13 November 1850

Posted on November 12th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

Robert Louis Stevenson was born at 8 Howard Place in Edinburgh on 13 November 1850.

To celebrate the day, here is an early newspaper review (from January 1886) of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde – which was published on 5 January 1886.

historical newspaper report on Robert Louis Stevenson

Birmingham Daily Post – Tuesday 19 January 1886

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historical newspaper report on Robert Louis Stevenson

The Graphic – Saturday 22 December 1894

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