Tour Scotland Video David Octavius Hill Monument Dean Cemetery Edinburgh
Tour Scotland video of the David Octavius Hill monument on ancestry visit to Dean Cemetery in Edinburgh, Scotland. David, born 1802, died 1870, was an artist and photography pioneer The monument is by his second wife, Amelia Robertson Paton, born 1820, died 1904. David Octavius Hill was born in 1802 in Perth, Perthshire. His father, a bookseller and publisher, helped to re-establish Perth Academy and David was educated there as were his brothers. He formed Hill & Adamson studio with the engineer and photographer Robert Adamson between 1843 and 1847 to pioneer many aspects of photography in Scotland.
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