Pocock's Premises
By POCOCK, Alfred , 1860

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

Art & Architecture
  • Author: POCOCK, Alfred
  • Publication place: [Bristol
  • Publication date: c1860].
  • Physical description: Lithohgraph, printed recto and verso, trimmed.
  • Dimensions: 300 by 208mm. (11.75 by 8.25 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 17714


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 practising 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.


  1. A. Baynton-Williams & Laurence Worms, 'British Map Engravers'.

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