Life of Octavia Hill as told in her letters

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Life of Octavia Hill as told in her letters  (1913) 
by Charles Edmund Maurice
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MACMILLAN AND CO., Limited

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THE MACMILLAN CO. OF CANADA, Ltd.

TORONTO

LIFE OF
OCTAVIA HILL

AS TOLD IN HER LETTERS



EDITED BY
C. EDMUND MAURICE


"The Holy Supper is kept indeed
 In whatso we share with another's need. 
 Not what we give, but what we share;
 For the gift without the giver is bare."

Vision of Sir Launfal.


MACMILLAN AND CO., LIMITED
ST. MARTIN'S STREET, LONDON
1913

CONTENTS
 
CHAPTER I
PAGE
PARENTAGE AND CHILDHOOD
1

CHAPTER II
EARLY WORK IN LONDON. 1851—APRIL, 1856
13

CHAPTER III
WORKING WOMEN’S CLASSES AND ART TRAINING, 1856—1858
80

CHAPTER IV
MILTON STREET, DORSET SQUARE. DECEMBER, 1858—APRIL, 1861
127

CHAPTER V
NOTTINGHAM PLACE SCHOOL. BEGINNING OF HOUSING WORK. 1860—1870
188

CHAPTER VI
1870—1875. GROWING PUBLICITY OF OCTAVIA’S WORK
256

CHAPTER VII
1875—1878. THE OPEN SPACE MOVEMENT
315

CHAPTER VIII
1878—1881. FOREIGN TRAVELS. MANAGEMENT OF HER WORK AT HOME
354

CHAPTER IX
1881–1889. APPOINTMENT BY THE ECCLESIASTICAL COMMISSIONERS
440

CHAPTER X
FURTHER PROGRESS IN HOUSING AND OPEN SPACE WORK. 1890—1902
505

CHAPTER XI
LAST YEARS OF LIFE. 1902—1912
548
580
585


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