5 Portraits of Octavia Hill born #OnThisDay in 1838.

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Octavia Hill was born in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire on 3rd December 1838. the eighth daughter of James Hill, a prosperous corn merchant and former banker. Read more about Octavia’s early life here. After her father was declared bankrupt and suffered mental health problems, Octavia, her mother and siblings re-located to Finchley, London. Read more about Octavia’s…… Continue reading 5 Portraits of Octavia Hill born #OnThisDay in 1838.