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Burke Collection

Background imageBurke Collection: Edmund Burke (Reynolds2)

Edmund Burke (Reynolds2)
ALEXANDER JOLLY Bishop of Moray with his autograph Date: 1755 - 1838

Background imageBurke Collection: John King / Explorer

John King / Explorer
JOHN KING Explorer; part of the Burke and Wills expedition to Australia

Background imageBurke Collection: Caricature of Harry Paulton, actor and dramatist

Caricature of Harry Paulton, actor and dramatist
Caricature of Harry Paulton (1842-1917), actor and dramatist. Seen here outside the Avenue Theatre, London, in cloak and hat -- Manteaux Noirs; or, a Tale of the Embankment

Background imageBurke Collection: Clerkenwell Prison explosion

Clerkenwell Prison explosion
Effects of the explosion at the house of detention, Clerkenwell, seen from within the prison yard: police officers and firemen searching the ruins

Background imageBurke Collection: The Dancers of Variety in 1928

The Dancers of Variety in 1928. Evelyn Kindler (top left) with the Libby dancers on the Kieth vaudeville circuit, Jeanne Upham (top right) in vaudeville

Background imageBurke Collection: William John Wills

William John Wills
WILLIAM JOHN WILLS English explorer in Australia, associated with the fatal expedition with Burke

Background imageBurke Collection: Welcome to my dream - Music Sheet Cover

Welcome to my dream - Music Sheet Cover, words by Johnny Burke, music by Jimmy Van Heusen. Paramount Presents Road to Utopia starring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour

Background imageBurke Collection: Billie Burke (1884-1970) - American actress, famous on Broadway and in early silent film

Billie Burke (1884-1970) - American actress, famous on Broadway and in early silent film. Date: circa 1920

Background imageBurke Collection: Billie Burke wearing range of Dolly Tree creations

Billie Burke wearing range of Dolly Tree creations
Brown herringbone lightweight tweed was featured in a two-piece tailored suit (top left) designed by Dolly Tree for Billie Burke in Bridal Suite (1939)

Background imageBurke Collection: Aladdin, pantomime, National Theatre, Kingsway, London

Aladdin, pantomime, National Theatre, Kingsway, London. 1914

Background imageBurke Collection: Edmund Burke (b1729, d1797)

Edmund Burke (b1729, d1797)

Background imageBurke Collection: Jane Bourgeois, Jules Bourbon and Edmund Burke

Jane Bourgeois, Jules Bourbon and Edmund Burke
Mlle Jane Bourgeois, Jules Bourbon (L), baritone, Edmund Burke (R), bass baritone, opera singers Date: 1910

Background imageBurke Collection: Music cover, Going My Way, Bing Crosby

Music cover, Going My Way, Bing Crosby
Music cover, Going My Way, words by Johnny Burke, music by Jimmy Van Heusen, sung by Bing Crosby in the Paramount film Going My Way Date: 1944

Background imageBurke Collection: Edmund Burke and the Iron Duke

Edmund Burke and the Iron Duke
Two Baxter portrait prints of the following men. Edmund Burke, as a boy, who became a British and Irish statesman, economist and philosopher

Background imageBurke Collection: Robert O'Hara Burke

Robert O'Hara Burke (1820 - 1861), Irish explorer, pictured shortly before his death in 1861. Burke had emigrated to Australia in 1853

Background imageBurke Collection: BURKE & WILLS

BURKE & WILLS
The death of Burke Date: June 1861

Background imageBurke Collection: The end of the Afghan War featured on the cover of The Graphic

The end of the Afghan War featured on the cover of The Graphic, 12th July 1879 - photographing the Ameer Yakoob Khan (Emir Mohammad Yaqub Khan) at Gandamak where the treaty of peace was signed

Background imageBurke Collection: Buddy Bradleys dance school

Buddy Bradleys dance school
Principal Boys, including Patricia Burke and Jean Gillie, practising their dance moves for the pantomime season at Buddy Bradleys dance school. Date: 1940

Background imageBurke Collection: Edmund Burke, Anglo-Irish politician and philosopher

Edmund Burke, Anglo-Irish politician and philosopher
Edmund Burke (1729 - 1797), Anglo-Irish politician and philosopher, Whig MP from 1766 to 1794. Portrait with associated locations -- Westminster Hall set up for the trial of Warren Hastings (top)

Background imageBurke Collection: Billie Burke in Everybody Sing (1938)

Billie Burke in Everybody Sing (1938) Date: 1938

Background imageBurke Collection: Billie Burke in Bridal Suite (1939)

Billie Burke in Bridal Suite (1939)
A blue wool two-piece suit with shoulder cape in blue, grey and mustard plaid, designed by Dolly Tree for Billie Burke in Bridal Suite (1939). A large envelope bag repeated the plaid

Background imageBurke Collection: Portrait medallions

Portrait medallions of King Louis XVI of France (blue), Marie Antoinette (blue), Duke of Bridgewater (black), Edmund Burke (pink) and William Pitt (blue). Chromolithograph by W

Background imageBurke Collection: Jack Burke, Irish-born English boxer

Jack Burke, Irish-born English boxer
Jack Burke (1861-1897), nicknamed The Irish Lad, Irish-born English middleweight boxer. Date: circa 1890s

Background imageBurke Collection: William Thompson, Deaf Burke, Bill Neat, boxers

William Thompson, Deaf Burke, Bill Neat, boxers
William Thompson (Bendigo), Deaf Burke and Bill Neat, boxers

Background imageBurke Collection: Hartlepool Rovers 1895 Rugby Team

Hartlepool Rovers 1895 Rugby Team: Quelch, Irvin, Burke, Boagey, Snowdon, Allen, Carroll, Richardson, Alderson, Huntley, Maynard, Poole, Oakes, Gilchrist, Hodgson, McHoy, Moran, Thompson. 1890s

Background imageBurke Collection: Nurses on bench outside hospital

Nurses on bench outside hospital
Four nurses on bench in front of large tree and hospital in background. Reverse reads: Nurses Davies, Chapman, Baile and Burke, Battle Hospital, 1933-1936 Date: circa 1935

Background imageBurke Collection: Three nurses

Three nurses standing outside hospital. Two nurses wear aprons, one without. Reverse reads: Nurse Burke, Middle Bevan, Nurse Baile Battle Hospital Reading 1933-1936 Date: circa 1935

Background imageBurke Collection: Nurses on bench

Nurses on bench
Four nurses sitting on a bench outside a large brick building. Reverse reads: Nurses Davies, Climo, Baile and Burke, Battle Hospital Reading Date: circa 1935

Background imageBurke Collection: Pilain Vintage Landaulet - Car

Pilain Vintage Landaulet - Car
Pilain Vintage Landaulet/Car, USA. Showing the actress Miss Billie Burke Date: 1906

Background imageBurke Collection: Emerald, Lady Cunard

Emerald, Lady Cunard (1872-1948), wearing a giant feather boa, pictured sitting next to Marquess of Milford Haven at the Ice Carnival

Background imageBurke Collection: Billie Burke

Billie Burke (1884 - 1970) American actress, dressed as a shepherdess. Date: 1905

Background imageBurke Collection: Beaconsfield hurling team, South Africa, 1907

Beaconsfield hurling team, South Africa, 1907
Beaconsfield hurling team, Kimberley, Cape Colony, Griqualand West, South Africa. They were gold medal winners. Date: 1907

Background imageBurke Collection: Chester FC football team 1936

Chester FC football team 1936. Back row: Wrightson, Pitcairn, Burke, Skitt, Hall, Ross (Trainer). Front row: Common, Horsman, Williams, Wilson (Captain), Cresswell, Sargeant. Date: 1936

Background imageBurke Collection: Cartoon, Promis d Horrors of the French Invasion

Cartoon, Promis d Horrors of the French Invasion, or, Forcible Reasons for negotiating a Regicide Peace, Vide, The Authority of Edmund Burke, by James Gillray

Background imageBurke Collection: The Great Liberty Loan Tableaux in New York

The Great Liberty Loan Tableaux in New York
The Great Liberty Loan Tableaux, staged in New York, featured a number of well-known actresses including Ethel Barrymore as Liberty, Billie Burke as Humanity and Irene Castle as France

Background imageBurke Collection: The Sacred Egyptian Bean (Lotus)

The Sacred Egyptian Bean (Lotus)
The Sacred Egyptian Bean (Lotus, or Nelumbo Nucifera), engraved by Burke & Lewis after Henderson, in a book entitled The Temple of Flora by Dr Robert John Thornton (1768-1837)

Background imageBurke Collection: Route taken by Front attack of Peiwar Kotal

Route taken by Front attack of Peiwar Kotal
Photograph of a view of the route taken by front attack of Peiwar Kotal. Photographer: John Burke, 1878-1879 (c). From album of 115 photographs by Bourne and Shepherd

Background imageBurke Collection: Soldiers of the 72nd (Duke of Albany?s Own Highlanders) Reg

Soldiers of the 72nd (Duke of Albany?s Own Highlanders) Reg
Photograph: Soldiers of the 72nd (Duke of Albany?s Own Highlanders) Regiment, 1879. From an album of 60 photographs by John Burke, 1878-1880

Background imageBurke Collection: Break time at Bura Camp, Kenya, East Africa

Break time at Bura Camp, Kenya, East Africa, for Evans, Burke, Styles, Webb and Dr Jewell, during WW1. 1916

Background imageBurke Collection: Edmund Burke (1729-1797). Colored engraving

Edmund Burke (1729-1797). Colored engraving
Edmund Burke (1729-1797). Irish writer and politician. Engraving in The American Revolution. Colored

Background imageBurke Collection: Portrait of Agnes J Burke, writer

Portrait of Agnes J Burke, writer, described as the prettiest of Paris correspondents, the social link between The Boulevard and Pall Mall. 1880

Background imageBurke Collection: Cartoon, scene outside the Avenue Theatre, London

Cartoon, scene outside the Avenue Theatre, London
Cartoon, scene outside the recently opened Avenue Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, London -- Burked! Referring to the lessee, Edmund Burke

Background imageBurke Collection: Sir Robert Christison

Sir Robert Christison
SIR ROBERT CHRISTISON Scottish medical, specialising in jurisprudence - he was an expert witness in the Burke & Hare and other trials - and in toxicology. A keen climber. Date: 1797 - 1882

Background imageBurke Collection: Lady Elizabeth Burke

Lady Elizabeth Burke
Lady MARY ELIZABETH (nee Calcraft) BURKE, wife of Sir John Burke of Marble Hill, Galway (Ireland) Date: ? - 1859

Background imageBurke Collection: Billie Burkes Packard

Billie Burkes Packard
Actress BILLIE BURKE wears an ensemble with a narrow draped skirt & round necked blouse which partially covers the skirt to create a short tunic & is worn with a belt. Date: 1913

Background imageBurke Collection: Lord Southampton 1907

Lord Southampton 1907
LORD SOUTHAMPTON in his hunting gear (not listed in Burkes Peerage for 1907 !) Date: flourished 1907

Background imageBurke Collection: Edmund Burke (Marceau)

Edmund Burke (Marceau)
EDMUND BURKE statesman Date: 1729 - 1797

Background imageBurke Collection: Burke (Gillray)

Burke (Gillray)
EDMUND BURKE statesman, depicted giving his notorious dagger speech in the Commons, 28 December 1792 Date: 1729 - 1797



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