Works included in this catalogue

Burn Melbourne from the Domain 1871 {1891} SLV [PA]
Burn [attrib.] Melbourne from the Old Sandridge Road {1901} SLV [WT]

Burn, who migrated to Australia in 1853, painted a number of early Melbourne images, several included in the pre-Felton collection.

Other examples, acquired later, are held in the NGV and elsewhere in Melbourne.


For details on the artist, and a list of his extant works (including several further examples also held in the SLV, acquired after 1905), see Patricia Reynolds, “A Note on Henry Burn, 1807?-1884,” The La Trobe Journal no.11, April 1973, pp.49-59: See also Kerr Dictionary (1992), pp.115-17 (also by Patricia Reynolds); AKL 15 (1997), p.250; and (information sheet by Stephen Mead, 2003)