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Orangery, Mount Edgecombe, n.d.

MS. 21088 photogr. 1/34
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Image of the Orangery, Mount Edgecombe.

On the verso, written in pencil, is "? Orangery at Mount Edgecombe, or Margam".


  • Creation: n.d.


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Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. 21088 photogr. 1/34

Biographical / Historical

The Orangery was constructed in the 18th century in the Italian Garden on the grounds of the Mount Edgcumbe Country Park, whose grounds and country house are the ancestral seat of the Edgcumbe family. Henry Fox Talbot's half-sister, Lady Caroline, was married to Ernest Augustus Edgcumbe, 3rd Earl of Mount Edgcumbe.

Existence and Location of Copies

A digital surrogate for this item is available in Digital Bodleian.

Physical Facet

Artifact type: Salted Paper Print; Process type: Calotype; Type: Loose print


Image dimensions: height 139mm x width 189mm

Repository Details

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