Original antique photo lithograph illustrating Whatcombe House, the Seat of Mrs Margaretta Michel, Dorchester in Dorset. Produced in 1857 by J. Pouncy and published by The Dorchester Photographic Institution. Together with a separate page of descriptive text. Illustration size approx 20x28cm. Excellent condition. Rare.
John Pouncy (1818-1894). A pioneer in the development of photography. This photo-lithograph is from an extremely scarce collection of views illustrating Dorset that were published by the Dorchester Photographic Institution in 1857. The first publication to feature this process created by Pouncy.