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Octavia Hill

E. Moberly Bell

Octavia Hill

a biography

by E. Moberly Bell

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hill, Octavia, -- 1838-1912.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby E. Moberly Bell ; with a foreword by Sir Reginald Rowe.
    SeriesConstable lives
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 297p. ;
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18420182M

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With no formal education but an incessant desire to help the poorest in London she became one of the most influential women of the Victorian era. Today she is remembered chiefly as one of the founders of the National Trust.

Homes of the London Poor contains a selection of writing by Octavia Hill, dealing with her responses to poverty and poor housing. Today, there is a tendency to celebrate Octavia Hill only for her role in founding the National Trust. However, it should also be remembered that Octavia Hill was one of the great Victorian social s: 4.

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Over the last years we’ve grown to become Europe’s largest conservation charity, caring for historic properties and areas of beautiful countryside for everyone, for ever.

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Octavia Hill was a key figure in the open spaces and housing movement and one of the founders of the National Trust. Her legacy continues today in the form of many active bodies such as the modern National Trust, the Open Spaces Society and the Family Welfare Association.

Octavia Hill, social activism and the remaking of British society Book Description: This volume reassesses the life and work of Octavia Hill, housing reformer, open space campaigner, co-founder of the National Trust, founder of the Army Cadet Force, and the first woman to be invited to sit on a .Octavia Hill was a key figure in the open spaces and housing movement and one of the founders of the National Trust.

Her legacy continues today in the form of many active bodies such as the modern National Trust, the Open Spaces Society and the Family Welfare Association. First published inthis work is a collection of Octavia Hill’s early letters, edited by her sister Emily.COVID Resources.

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