WHERE AND WHEN Ilsington House is in the village of Puddletown, four miles east of Dorchester on the A35. It is open from May to September, on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and in August on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Monday, 2pm-6pm (last tour, 5pm). Tel: 01305-848454. ROGER WHITE, JAMES MORTIMER COLLECTOR'S BRIEF Laughing stock James Maclean chooses a witty selection of satirical prints for his latest fictitious client This month, my client wanted to start a small collection of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century satirical prints.
Being a retired publisher, and hence no stranger to literary egos puffed up by media glorification, he had always been fascinated by the grotesque extravagance of that genre of vicious, graphic wit, but confessed to knowing little about it. Surprisingly, he hadnt encountered Andrew Edmunds elegant Georgian gallery in Lexington Street, so off we went.