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Bulmershe Court, Reading, n.d.

MS. 21088 photogr. 2, item 8

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Image of Woodley Lodge, Bulmershe Court, Reading.

Along the lower edge of the album page, written in ink, the image is captioned "Environs of Reading" and in pencil, in a different hand "(Bulmershe Court)".

The reverse of the album leaf is blank.

This is the only known print of the image.


  • n.d.


1 item

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. 21088 photogr. 2, item 8

Biographical / Historical

The pictured house was located on the Bulmershe Estate in Woodley, Berkshire. Originally named Woodley House, it was later renamed as Woodley Lodge and was pulled down in the 1960s. The house was sometimes referred to as New Bulmershe Court, distinguishing it from Old Bulmershe Court, which is still standing and has been re-named as Bulmershe Manor.

Other Finding Aids

See also the Talbot Catalogue Raisonné, a detailed inventory of Talbot photographs located around the world. The Catalogue Raisonné is organised by Schaaf number. The Schaaf number for this item is Schaaf 164.


Image dimensions: width 209mm x height 156mm

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom