Lithography, Engraving and Printing,, Drawings of Every Description,Elevations, Plans, Maps, Bill-heads and Circulars, Drawn, Copied, Written & taken off by Alfred Pocock, Broad Street, Wine Street, Bristol [...]
Lithograph, printed on both sides, rare, sheet 295 x 205mm (11½ x 8"). Trimmed from larger sheet.
Advertisement for Alfred Pocock's Bristol print shop, consisting of a view of his premises, with a printed text on the reverse. In this text Pocock explains his reasons for 'having lately enlarged his Establishment' and describes the lithographic services provided. Pocock also supplied materials for practicing lithographers and in addition offers 'directions given to assist Young Practitioners'. Alfred Pocock (1814-97) was known for his local views and views of Australia. He was also a keen cricketer, who apart from being a founder member of the club which became Gloucestershire CCC, gave W.G. Grace his first coaching.
A. Baynton-Williams & Laurence Worms, 'British Map Engravers'.
[Ref: 22522] £420.00