Upwey, Near Weymouth

Original antique photo lithograph illustrating a view of Upwey, near Weymouth, in Dorset. 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. Very good condition. Rare.

John Pouncy (1818-1894). A pioneer in the development of Photography. This photo lithograph illustrating Upwey in Dorset is from an extremely rare collection of views that were published by The Dorchester Photographic Institute in 1857, the first publication in England to feature this method created by John Pouncy. An important example of very early photography. 

Publish Year: 1857

County: Dorsetshire

Illustrator: J Pouncy