Original antique photo lithograph illustrating Sherborne Castle (The Lodge) in Dorchester. Produced in 1857 by John 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. The photo-lithograph is from an extremely rare collection of views illustrating Dorset that were published by The Dorchester Photographic Institution in 1857. This was the first publication to feature this process created by Pouncy. An important collection featuring early photography.