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      GB/NNAF/P4246
Jones, Sir Edward Coley Burne- (1833-1898) 1st Baronet

Gender: Male

Other names
Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, Sir (AACR2)

Functions, occupations and activities
Born in Birmingham (28 August 1833), son of Edward Richard Jones and Elizabeth Coley, his father ran a carving and gilding business; adopted the surname Burne-Jones (c 1860); educated at King Edward's grammar school, intending to become an engineer; attended evening classes at Birmingham School of Design (1848-1852); went to Exeter College, Oxford (1853) where he met William Morris; his first commission was to produce illustrations for "The Fairy Family" (1854); left Oxford without taking a degree (1856) and moved to London, with an introduction to D G Rossetti, who taught him informally; attended evening classes at Leigh's academy; shared rooms with Morris at 17 Red Lion Square (1856-1858); married Georgiana Macdonald (June 1860); elected associate of the Old Water-Colour Society (OWCS) (1864), from which he resigned (1870); moved to 41 Kensington Square, then settled at The Grange, North End Lane, Fulham (from 1867); president of the Birmingham Society of Arts (1885); elected ARA (1885), resigned (1893); re-elected to the OWCS (1886); illustrated twelve books for the Kelmscott Press (from 1890); created baronet (1894); died in London (17 June 1898)

Thesaurus
ILLUSTRATORS
PAINTERS

Relationships
Family relationship with Jones, Georgiana Burne- (1840-1920)
Wife

Family relationship with Jones, Sir Philip Burne- (1861-1926) 2nd Baronet
Son


Archival Resources
Number noted: 128

Autograph letter to Mrs Henschel, nd
Held at: Birmingham City Archives
Document reference: MS 135

Designs for stained glass (1 volume), c1857-1870
Held at: Birmingham City Archives
Document reference: 660633 (ZZ323)

Letters (12) mainly to Mr William Kenrick, c1883-1891
Held at: Birmingham City Archives
Document reference: MS 135

Artist's files (525 files), 20th C
Held at: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Document reference: Artists' Files (Prints and Drawings Dept)

Letter to Arthur Gaskin requesting to see further examples of Gaskin's work, 3/5/1891
Held at: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Document reference: Prints and Drawings Dept. Letter

Letter to Gaskin acknowledging receipt of two books with Gaskin's designs and complimenting the artist on his work, 15/11/1893
Held at: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Document reference: Prints and Drawings Dept. Letter

Letter to Sir James Crichton-Browne, declining invitation to lecture at the Royal Institution, 17/12/1895
Held at: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Document reference: Prints and Drawings Dept. Sol.15:55 (M.14'56)
Comments: Papers listed

Letters (2) to Mrs Leslie Stephen, nd
Held at: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Document reference: Prints and Drawings Dept.

Sketchbooks (4 volumes), nd
Held at: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Document reference: Prints and Drawings Dept. Sol. Box 9:36

Volume entitled 'The Story of Cupid and Psyche', containing 86 designs an pencil, pen and ink, annotated by William Morris, nd
Held at: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Document reference: Prints and Drawings Dept. Sol. 59:33

Caricatures, 'Ye treue and pitifulle historie of ye Poet and ye ancient dame', 1868
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Ashley 3428

Drawing by Edward Burne-Jones, nd
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 45347 f. 58

Figures designed by Edward Burne-Jones, 1872
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 37832

Letter to -, 1883
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 42575 f. 117

Letter to A C Swinburne, c 1865
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Ashley A3871 ff. 34-35

Letter to C de S Ricketts and C H Shannon, 1893
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 58090 f. 17

Letter to E Chesneau, 1882
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 36747 f. 63

Letter to G L Craik, 1880
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 61895 f. 175

Letter to Lord Battersea, 1892
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 47911 f. 127

Letter to Lord Gladstone, 1894
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 46055 f. 189

Letter to Miss J Morris, nd
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 45346 f. 149

Letter to Miss M Morris, nd
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 45348 f. 92

Letter to Sir C Dilke, 1875
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 43910 f. 97

Letter to Sir E W Gosse, 1890
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 70951 f. 109

Letter to W M Rossetti, ? 1866
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Ashley 942

Letter to W Morris, 1882
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 45345 f. 46

Letter to [W Morris?}, Between 1866 and 1868
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 38071 f. 106

Letters to -, c 1880
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 54316 ff. 390-392

Letters to 4th Lady Carnarvon, c 1898
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 61060 ff. 97, 103

Letters to A C Swinburne, 1882
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Ashley 5752 ff. 26-30b

Letters to A C Swinburne, [1859], 1896
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Ashley 941

Letters to Dalziel Brothers, ? 1880
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 39168 ff. 59, 61

Letters to Helen Gaskell, 1892-98
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MSS 54217-18

Letters to Lady (Walburga) Paget, [1892-1897]
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 51239 A ff. 46, 60, 147

Letters to Lady Dilke, ? 1872-? 1884
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 43908 ff. 5, 27, 29, 30, 38, 68, 100

Letters to Mary Gladstone, 1878-98
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 46246

Letters to Mrs MacMillan, c 1880
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 54316 ff. 394, 396, 399, 401

Letters to Mrs William Morris, nd
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 45346 ff. 145, 147

Letters to Sir A H Layard, 1891, 1892
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 39048 ff. 133, 151 ; Add 39098 f. 147 ; Add 39099 f. 29

Letters to Sir Sydney Cockerell, 1895-1919
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 52708

Letters to W E Gladstone, 1882-1883
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 44474 f. 18 ; Add 44508 ff. 125, 127 ; Add 44509 f. 271 ; Add 44517 f. 318

Memoranda, c 1890
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 54316 f. 96

Photograph of Sir E C Burne-Jones and William Morris, 1890
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 54316 f. 92

Portrait and photograph of Sir E C Burne-Jones, c 1880-1950
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 54316 ff. 387-388

Seal for the University of Wales, designed by Edward Burne-Jones, 1894
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add CLXXXI 2

Sketchbook containing studies of heads, armour and drapery, 19th C
Held at: British Museum: Department of Prints and Drawings
Document reference: 1967,1014.52.1-21

Account books (2) for Morris and Co, including list of names, places and persons, 1861-1896
Held at: Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
Document reference: Burne-Jones Papers
Comments: Papers listed

Correspondence, papers and notebooks,
Held at: Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
Other information: HMC visit, JRS 1992

Letters (c2000+), many to other artists and Pre-Raphaelite artists, c1870s-1890s
Held at: Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
Document reference: Burne-Jones Papers
Comments: Papers listed

Papers relating to the refurbishment of chapel at Jesus College, Cambridge, by Burne-Jones, Morris and Bodley, 1860s-1870s
Held at: Cambridge University: Jesus College, Old Library
Comments: Papers not listed

Letters (c485), mainly to 9th Earl of Carlisle, 1866-1904
Held at: Castle Howard
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters (c485), mainly to the 9th Earl of Carlisle, 1866-1904
Held at: Castle Howard
Comments: Initial enquiries to be made to the National Register of Archives

Letters (4 volumes), mainly to Lady Leighton-Warren, 1882-97
Held at: Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies
Document reference: DLT

Letters from (21 items), 1897-1898
Held at: City of Westminster Archives Centre
Document reference: Acc 788/164/6
Comments: Archives of Liberty Plc

Brampton Parish (St Martins) records relating to the installation of the Charles Howard Memorial window, 1879-1881
Held at: Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle
Document reference: PR 60
Comments: See: Morris, William

Letter from, 1876
Held at: Devon Heritage Centre
Document reference: 1529M/F26
Comments: Papers of Sybil Healey

Letters from (2), c1878, 1880
Held at: Durham County Record Office
Document reference: D/X 90/1,2
Comments: Catalogued

Autographs (3) only,
Held at: Exeter University Library (Special Collections)
Document reference: Marshall Papers 57, 58, 59
Comments: Papers listed

Letter expressing appreciation of Professor Marshall's letter to a "broken down old man who goes out never now if he can help it...",
Held at: Exeter University Library (Special Collections)
Document reference: Marshall Papers 336
Comments: Papers listed

Note inviting the recipient to come and sup the following Saturday at 7.30,
Held at: Exeter University Library (Special Collections)
Document reference: Marshall Papers 34
Comments: Papers listed

Correspondence with Glasgow Art Gallery (2 letters), 1887
Held at: Glasgow Museums Resource Centre
Document reference: Picture Dossier
Other information: Artists Papers Register: West of Scotland Pilot Study, 1988

Correspondence with J A M Whistler, nd
Held at: Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department
Document reference: MSS Whistler B235
Other information: Thorp N (1992) A Guide to the Whistler Collection (unpublished) GUL
Comments: Computer catalogue of all Whistler papers currently in progress at the Centre for Whistler Studies (Glasgow University Library)

Letter to D S MacColl, nd
Held at: Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department
Document reference: MS MacColl
Other information: Thorp N (1979) Whistler, MacColl, Wright: Art History Papers 1850-1950 in Glasgow University Library
Comments: Catalogued

Life assurance policy, 1870
Held at: Guildhall Library
Document reference: GL Ms 15181/9 no. 19108

Correspondence (11 letters) with his physician Dr Harvey, [c. 1896-1898]
Held at: Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre
Document reference: DD/239/1-11

Correspondence (21 items), mainly to J H Dearle, c1892-98
Held at: Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre
Document reference: DD/235/8-21

Letter to Mr Haines (photocopy), c1896
Held at: Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre
Document reference: DD/230/1

Letters (5) about glass windows in Lyndhurst Parish Church,
Held at: Hampshire Record Office
Document reference: 25M84/PW48-49 (Parish Records)
Comments: Deposited

Letters (11) to Philip Burne-Jones,
Held at: Harvard University: Houghton Library
Document reference: MS Eng 1238

Letters (76), 1857-97
Held at: Huntington Library
Other information: Guide to literary MSS 1979

Correspondence on the South London Fine Art Gallery and Free Library, 1887
Held at: Lambeth Palace Library
Document reference: Benson papers; 49, ff 402-5, 408-9
Other information: Index to the Letters & Papers of Edward White Benson Archbishop of Canterbury 1883-1896
Comments: Letter of introduction and two passport sized photographs required

Letters to Julia Ady,
Held at: Lambeth Palace Library
Other information: Annual report 1983-84
Comments: Letter of introduction and two passport sized photographs required

Letter addressed ‘Dear Sir’, 11/3/1882
Held at: Leeds University Library, Special Collections
Document reference: BC Miscellaneous letters, q. In album ‘Autographs’
Comments: Access by appointment

Letter to Florence Prinsep, nd
Held at: Leeds University Library, Special Collections
Document reference: BC Miscellaneous letters, q. In album ‘Autographs’
Comments: Access by appointment

Letter to Miss Pack, nd
Held at: Leeds University Library, Special Collections
Document reference: BC Miscellaneous letters, q. In album ‘Autographs’
Comments: Access by appointment

Letter to ‘Lallah’, nd [1894]
Held at: Leeds University Library, Special Collections
Document reference: BC S/WD letters
Comments: Access by appointment

Letters (2) to Dante Gabriel Rossetti, nd
Held at: Leeds University Library, Special Collections
Document reference: BC S/WD letters
Comments: Access by appointment

Letters (4) to Edmund Gosse, 6/2/1894, JUNE1885, 2 nd
Held at: Leeds University Library, Special Collections
Document reference: BC Gosse correspondence
Comments: Access by appointment

Letters (7) to Algernon Charles Swinburne,one enclosing a photograph, [19/6/1882]-[8/8/1896], nd
Held at: Leeds University Library, Special Collections
Document reference: BC S/WD letters, BC. Gen. q, SWI
Comments: Access by appointment

Letters (7) to Theodore Watts-Dunton, [12/7/1882]-7/1/1885, nd
Held at: Leeds University Library, Special Collections
Document reference: BC S/WD letters
Comments: Access by appointment

Letter from Burne-Jones, 1884
Held at: London Library
Document reference: Autograph letters vol. 1, p33 (Safe, Archive)
Comments: Proof of identity and letter of introduction

Letter to Samuel Barnett, nd
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Document reference: LMA/4266/A/179

Letter from him to Ethelberta Harrison, nd
Held at: London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division
Document reference: HARRISON/3/1
Comments: Online catalogue available on the LSE web site

Letters (5) from him to Frederic Harrison, c 1890 - c 1910
Held at: London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division
Document reference: HARRISON/1/25
Comments: Online catalogue available on the LSE web site

Letter from Simeon Solomon, nd
Held at: Manchester University: John Rylands Library
Document reference: Eng MSS 1278
Comments: Handlist available. Access by appointment

Letters (36) from Georgiana Burne-Jones to Charles Fairfax Murray relating to her husband's biography, etc., Dec 1872-September1915
Held at: Manchester University: John Rylands Library
Document reference: Eng MSS 1278
Comments: Handlist available. Access by appointment

Letters (36) from his wife Georgiana to C F Murray, 1872-1915
Held at: Manchester University: John Rylands Library
Document reference: Eng MS 1278

Letters (56) to Charles Fairfax Murray, October 1869-June 1883
Held at: Manchester University: John Rylands Library
Document reference: Eng MSS 1281
Comments: Handlist available. Access by appointment

Copies of letters (2) to his son Sir Philip, regarding the latter's offer to the National Gallery of works (loan and presentation) by Sir Edward, 1909, 1910
Held at: National Gallery Libraries and Archive
Document reference: NG6/27, p265, p492
Comments: Access by appointment with the Archivist

Correspondence relating to design of University of Wales Seal, 1897
Held at: National Library of Wales
Other information: Annual report 1951

Designs by,
Held at: National Library of Wales
Document reference: Gregynog Press Archives, 42-43
Other information: Handlist of Artists' Papers in the Department of MSS and Records, National Library of Wales (1998)

Letters (6) from,
Held at: National Library of Wales
Document reference: NLW MS 14350A
Other information: Handlist of Artists' Papers in the Department of MSS and Records, National Library of Wales (1998)

Sketchbook, 19th C
Held at: Oxford University: Ashmolean Museum, Print Room
Document reference: WA1920.55

'The odes of Horace' with decorations by Burne-Jones, Morris and C Fairfax Murray, 1874
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Lat.class.e.38
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Autograph letter, 12/12/1892
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS Autograph d.10 (fol.319)
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library (7 vols) (1953)
Comments: Papers listed

Correspondence with John Ruskin, 1858-1886
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MSS.Eng.lett.c.34, 35, 36, 39, 42, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Designs for the St. Frideswide Window in the Latin Chapel, Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, 1859-1860
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS Top Oxon.a.81
Other information: Accessions Index 1916-
Comments: Papers listed

Letters (31) to Dante Gabriel Rossetti,
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts

Letters from Burne-Jones and members of his family, 1862-97
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Don.e.62
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Letters from, 19th C
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MSS.Acland.d.41, d.81
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Letters to E W B Nicholson, Bodley's Librarian, 1869-1897
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Eng.lett.e.121
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Letters to F G Stephens, 1862-97
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS Don e 62

Letters to Selwyn Image,
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: Selwyn Image Papers
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Letters to Sir Henry Taylor,
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Eng.lett.c.1
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Letters to members of the Lewis family, many annotated with drawings and sketches, 1881-98
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MSS Dep c 832, 839, 841, 847, 849, 853

Letters,
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Eng.misc.c.791
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Letters, notes, drawings, 1862-1898
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: Various
Other information: Accessions Index 1916-
Comments: Papers listed

Letters (38) to John Ruskin,
Held at: Pierpont Morgan Library
Other information: NUC MS 84-2135

Letters, to John Ruskin and others, from Sir Edward and Lady Burne-Jones,
Held at: Ruskin Library
Document reference: L 7, L 64-65, L 83, T 43
Comments: Access by appointment, Handlist available, Collection formerly held at Ruskin Galleries, Bembridge School, Isle of Wight

Letters (10) to Earl of Wharncliffe, 1878-85
Held at: Sheffield Archives
Document reference: WHM 418
Comments: Access by appointment only

Papers relating to involvement with Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings,
Held at: Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings
Comments: Access by appointment

Letter (autograph, signed) from him to F S Ellis, nd
Held at: Society of Antiquaries of London
Document reference: MS 944/2 (part)
Comments: Access by appoitnment

Draft pedigree for the Visitation of England and Wales, showing the generations before, including and following him,
Held at: Society of Genealogists
Document reference: Document Collection: Burne-Jones
Comments: Study fee for non-members of the Society

Photocopied letters (16) to Cormell Price, including illustrations (3), 1853-62
Held at: Tate Gallery Archive
Document reference: TGA 7926

Death duty accounts, 1898-1920
Held at: The National Archives: Public Record Office
Document reference: IR 59/183

Correspondence relating to transfer of works to Epsom and request to "Ellis" to borrow books (3 letters),
Held at: Torquay Museum
Document reference: AR.260, 261. 262
Comments: Papers listed

Correspondence, 1890s
Held at: University of Bristol Theatre Collection
Document reference: MBTC
Comments: Papers listed

Letters (15) to James Leathart,
Held at: University of British Columbia Library
Other information: Union list of MSS in Canadian repositories , suppl 1976

V&A Art Referee Report by Edward Burne-Jones regarding a potential acquisition by George Duruy, 1886
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design
Document reference: MA/1/D1195
Comments: Access by appointment only

Sketchbook containing figure and drapery studies, 1879
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Department of Designs, Prints and Drawings
Document reference: E.1613-1926, 91.C.1

Sketchbook containing figure studies, 19th C
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Department of Designs, Prints and Drawings
Document reference: E.442-1943, 91.D.10

Sketchbook containing studies and designs, 19th C
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Department of Designs, Prints and Drawings
Document reference: E.1-10-1955

Letters (23) from, to Thomas Armstrong, 1881, nd
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1976/5451/105-108
Comments: Contents list for Armstrong correspondence available. Access by appointment

Letters (3) from and printed memorial card of, to Sydney Cockerell, 1893-1898
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1958/692/3-6
Comments: Access by appointment

Letter from George Rae of Birkenhead, 28/3/1870
Held at: Walker Art Gallery
Document reference: A1
Comments: Bona fide researchers only, advance appointment and proof of research activities required. Papers listed

Letter to George Rae of Birkenhead, nd (1869 Added)
Held at: Walker Art Gallery
Document reference: A1
Comments: Bona fide researchers only, advance appointment and proof of research activities required. Papers listed

Letters to George Frederick Watts, 1870-1902
Held at: Watts Gallery

Stained glass cartoons,
Held at: William Morris Gallery


Date of creation: 07 November 2002, 14:42:55