Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Frederick Gustavus Burnaby (1842-1885), Soldier, traveller and balloonist

Paintings, drawings, sculptures and prints
Posthumous portraits
Photographs

Paintings, drawings, sculptures and printsback to top


publ. 1864
Line drawing by unidentified artist, minuscule figure in hot-air balloon basket; untraced. Repr. ILN, 30 July 1864, p.113 (captioned ‘Ascent of M. Godard’s montgolfier balloon’); Coxwell 1889, p.209 (captioned ‘M.Godard’s fire balloon’); Wright 1908, facing p.42; and Alexander 1957 p.29.

?1860s
Caricature drawing by ‘?H.B’, whole-length, wielding cricket bat; untraced. Repr. World (unidentified periodical, captioned ‘Fred Burnaby Cricketer’); and Alexander 1957, p.20.

1870
Oil on panel by James Jacques Tissot; see NPG 2642.

publ. 1876
Two ?ink and wash illustrations by ‘A.P’:
(a) three-quarter-length, profile to right, face obscured, seated with others in balloon basket; untraced. Repr. Strand, Aug. 1876, facing p.106 (captioned ‘An Ascent with Mr Lucy’).
(b) whole-length, holding coat, jumping down from balloon basket caught in tree; untraced. Repr. Strand, Aug. 1876, facing p.112.

Watercolour caricature drawing by Leslie Ward (‘Spy’), whole-length, standing, wearing top hat, white tie and tails, holding cane; untraced.
Chromolithograph by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son repr. Vanity Fair, 1 Dec. 1876, pl.143 (captioned ‘Fred’; copy NPG SB [Burnaby]); Wright 1908, facing p.102; and Alexander 1957, pl.12 between pp.100–101. Burnaby’s verdict was ‘it makes me as ugly as I really am’; Wright 1908, p.106.

publ. 1877
Caricature drawing by unidentified artist, whole-length, half-profile to right, standing wearing dress uniform, left hand on sword pommel; untraced. Repr. Hornet, 24 Oct. 1877.

1878
Sequence of designs by George H. Bernasconi caricaturing Burnaby’s political career; untraced. Repr. Dart (Birmingham), 29 June (with Joseph Chamberlain and Benjamin Stone), 3 August, 20 October, 2 November and 9 November (with Chamberlain and Stone), 30 November and 28 December (p. nos. not known).

publ.1878
Design by Alfred Bryan for At the Play, half-length, standing with arms behind back, profile to left, at a performance by Henry Irving, among 92 prominent figures also including the Prince and Princess of Wales; untraced. Chromolithograph, 317 x 503mm, printed by Maclure, Macdonald & Co., repr. World, Dec. 1878 (with key; print V&A, London, S.3730-2009; and Denker 1995, p.79.
See also Holl, Leighton, Millais, Orchardson, Prinsep, Whistler.

1879
Sequence of designs by George H Bernasconi, caricaturing Burnaby’s political career; untraced. Repr. Owl (Birmingham), 30 January (2 items), 20 March (with Chamberlain), 2 April, 4 September and 11 September (p. nos. not known).

Group portrait ‘The Row in the Season’ by Edward Henry Corbould, whole-length, mounted on white horse with many others; untraced. Repr. as chromolithograph by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, Vanity Fair, 1 July 1879.

publ. 1879
Two line drawings by ?Joseph Bell:
(a) whole-length wearing bowler hat standing in group of men; untraced. Repr. Fife-Cookson 1879, p.118 (captioned ‘A Redoubt at Kamarli’)
(b) whole-length profile to right, wearing bowler hat, standing in group of men including Valentine Baker; untraced. Repr. Fife-Cookson 1879, p.142 (captioned ‘Baker Pasha at Tashkessan’).

Caricature drawing by George F. Sershall, whole-length, in Horse Guards uniform, mounted on wooden horse, with Joseph Chamberlain, John Bright and others; untraced. Repr. Dart, 1 Feb. 1879 (captioned ‘The Birmingham Election’); and Wright 1908, facing p.158.

Caricature drawing by George F. Sershall, whole-length, as street musician carrying penny whistle, turning to John Bright playing trombone; untraced. Repr. Dart, 12 Apr. 1879 (captioned 'The Rival Musicians').

Caricature drawing by George H. Bernasconi, whole-length to front, in civilian clothes, dancing with Benjamin Stone and W.H. Greening; untraced. Repr. Owl, 20 Nov. 1879 (captioned ‘The Tory Platform’); Wright 1908, facing p.164; and Alexander 1957, p.115.

Caricature drawing by George F. Sershall, whole-length, half-seated on rock, as Don Quixote with Benjamin Stone as Sancho Panza; untraced. Repr. Dart, 29 Nov. 1879 (captioned ‘Don Quixote’); and Wright 1908, facing p.160.

1870s
Watercolour or print attributed to Richard Dighton, whole-length, profile to left, standing, with waxed moustache, wearing top hat, coat and check trousers, holding rolled umbrella; untraced. Ref. Coe & Sons, 12 Feb. 1969 (941).

?1870s
Pen and ink caricature drawing by unidentified artist, possibly Leslie Ward (‘Spy’), half-length, to front, wearing top hat, thin bow-tie and wide-lapelled coat; untraced. Repr. Naylor 1965, facing p.48 (uncredited and mistakenly attributed to Tissot as ‘the basis for his cartoon of Burnaby for Vanity Fair’; Ward drew Burnaby for the periodical, but this crude sketch may not be his work.)

1880
Designs by George H Bernasconi, caricaturing Burnaby’s political career; untraced. Repr. Dart, 17 January, 18 March (with John Bright and Joseph Chamberlain), and 10 April.

Caricature design by ‘Nolan’, whole-length standing; untraced. Repr. Owl, 12 May 1880.

Caricature design by George F Sershall (on coach with Benjamin Stone); untraced. Repr. Dart, 5 June 1880

Caricature design by H. Barnes, whole-length riding donkey; untraced. Repr. Dart,18 December 1880.

Caricature design by E. C. Mountfort, half-length seated with Chamberlain and Stone; untraced. Repr. Dart,22 December 1880.

Caricature design by W. G. Baxter, whole-length, holding muck-rake; untraced. Repr. Owl, 27 December 1880.

Watercolour on paper, 300 x 200mm (sight), probably by William Coutts Keppel, 7th Earl of Albemarle, inscr. in pencil ‘“A ride to Khiva” 1880’, three-quarter-length, half-profile to right, mounted on horseback (horse not depicted), reins in left hand, whip in right hand, wearing Blues uniform and forage cap, cigarette in mouth; Household Cavalry M., London (inscr. verso AB 135) where currently exhibited as ‘Watercolour of Colonel Burnaby 1880 painted by the Earl of Albemarle’. Successive Earls of Albemarle were army officers like Burnaby. This informal but competent study of Burnaby as if ready for the parade-ground would seem to have been made by a fellow-officer. The 7th Earl (b. 1832) is a more likely candidate as artist than the 6th Earl (b. 1799) or the 8th (b. 1858).

publ. 1880
Caricature drawing by G.F. Sershall, whole-length, kneeling to right, hands on floor, with Benjamin Stone as nurse and Augustus Cholmondeley Gough-Calthorpe as infant; untraced. Repr. Dart, 14 Feb. 1880 (captioned ‘A Valentine to the Hon. A.G. Calthorpe’); and Wright 1908, facing p.168.

Caricature drawing by G.F. Sershall, whole-length, profile to right, as prize-fighter shaking hands in ring with Joseph Chamberlain, Benjamin Stone, John Bright, Jesse Collings and others; untraced. Repr. Dart, 13 Mar. 1880 (captioned ‘Just before the Battle’); and Wright 1908, facing p.168.

Caricature drawing by Shackleton, whole-length, seated to right, wearing gown and mortar-board, holding up ‘Slang Dictionary’; untraced. Repr. Owl, 29 July 1880 (captioned ‘The New Professor of Language’); and Wright 1908, facing p.164.

c.1880
Caricature by unidentified artist, head-and-shoulders vignette, wearing evening dress; untraced. Repr. World (unidentified periodical); and Alexander 1957, p.82.

c.1880–5
Pen and ink drawing by Harry Furniss; see NPG 3428.

publ. 1881
Caricature drawing by Harry Banks, fairground scene filled with portraits chargés of contemporary personalities, Henry Irving and Elen Terry to left hand side; untraced. Photolithograph by Cattell publ. Life, Christmas number, 1881 (captioned ‘All the fun of the Fair’).

publ. 1882
Caricature drawing by unidentified artist, whole-length with oversized head, looking down to right, standing in hot-air balloon basket over English Channel; untraced. Repr. Owl, 31 Mar. 1882 (captioned 'Up in a Balloon').

Caricature drawing by E.C. Mountfort, whole-length with oversized head, looking to right, as hot-air balloon in air between Birmingham and Parliament, with Joseph Chamberlain and others as zephyrs; untraced. Repr. Dart, 31 Mar. 1882 (captioned ‘Fred’s Next Attempt’); and Wright 1908, facing p.188.

Caricature drawing by unidentified artist, head only, looking to right, with cigarette in mouth, as hot-air balloon labelled ‘Cockles’; untraced. Repr. Punch, 1 Apr. 1882, p.154 (captioned ‘Horatius Cockles: Punch’s Fancy Portraits No.77 : Colonel F--- B---, Our Khivan Colonel’); and Alexander 1957, p.134.

Drawing by unidentified artist, half-length to left, wearing bowler hat, in hot-air balloon basket by gasometer, with cheering crowd; untraced. Repr. Graphic, 8 Apr. 1882, p.336 (captioned ‘Ready for the Ascent, Dover’); and Alexander 1957, p.129.

Caricature drawing by 'G.H.B.', whole-length to front, seated in uniform astride toy horse; untraced. Repr. Owl, 19 May 1882.

Drawing by unidentified artist, half-length to left, smoking cigar in hot-air balloon basket; untraced. Repr. Burnaby 1882, cover; and Alexander 1957, pl.6.

1883
Oil miniature, 115mm diam., by Rosa Corder, initialled and dated ‘83’, head-and-shoulders to right, wearing civilian clothes; untraced. Repr. Le Blond 1928, p.66; Phillips Miniatures, 6 July 1983 (166); and Phillips, 12 Oct. 1983 (239).

Watercolour caricature, 445 x 562mm, by George Pipeshanks [John Wallace], ‘Cope’s Christmas Card’, seated on rocking-horse suspended from hot-air balloon at a country fair, among more than 100 figures; Mark Samuels Lasner Coll., on loan to U. of Delaware L. Exh. Yale Centre for British Art, New Haven (and other venues), 1984–5 (170); and Newark, DE, 2002; ref. Denker 1995, pp.79–80 (repr. p.80); also repr. Stetz 2007, front cover.
See also Herkomer, Leighton, Millais, Ruskin, Whistler.

publ. 1883
Caricature drawing, signed 'Nolan', as small figure behind Joseph Chamberlain and John Bright; untraced. Repr. Owl, 10 Aug. 1883 (captioned 'Another Entry for the M-P-Rial Prize').

Caricature drawing by unidentified artist, whole-length, standing, arms crossed, wearing Cavalier costume, with two other men; untraced. Repr. Owl, 19 Oct. 1883 (captioned 'Mr Hawkes' latest Assumption').

1884
Caricature drawing by 'Phim', whole-length, profile to left, standing, costumed as Polly Peachum clutching arm of Macheath figure representing the city of Birmingham, with Randolph Churchill as Lucy Lockitt, J.S. Hopkins and portrait head of Benjamin Disraeli; untraced. Repr. Owl, 27 Mar. 1884 (captioned 'Political Beggar's Opera').

Design by ?(Edward) Linley Sambourne for Absent Friends; or How I defended Burnaby, whole-length, standing to right in full dress uniform without helmet, holding shotgun amid battle-smoke, with diminutive Randolph Churchill as medieval knight in foreground; untraced. Repr. Punch, 29 Mar. 1884, p.146 ; Wright 1908, facing p.230; and Alexander 1957, p.169.

Caricature drawing by 'Phim', whole-length, as small figure holding mud bucket behind statue of Joseph Chamberlain, with Randolph Churchill and W.M. Marriott; untraced. Repr. Owl, 9 Apr. 1884 (captioned 'Anticipated').

Caricature drawing by unidentified artist, whole-length, standing, wearing civilian dress, broken shotgun under left arm, with Randolph Churchill and another man; untraced. Repr. Owl, 16 Apr. 1884 (captioned 'Aspirants for Fame').

Caricature drawing by unidentified artist, half-length to front, wearing civilian clothes, a diminutive Randolph Churchill standing on his right shoulder; untraced. Repr. Judy, 22 Apr. 1884 (captioned 'The People of England will value the Services of Colonel Burnaby at their right value').

Caricature drawing by 'Phim', whole-length to right, standing wearing historical/stage costume with Randolph Churchill, J.S. Hopkins and portrait head of Benjamin Disraeli; untraced. Repr. Owl, 23 Apr. 1884 (captioned 'The Mantle of Elijah').

Group caricature drawing by Alfred Bryan, for Epsom Downs, half-length standing at racecourse on Derby Day; untraced. Repr. Topical Times, 26 May 1884.

Caricature line drawings by E.C. Mountfort, four poses:
(a) whole-length, seated to right in civilian clothes with left arm in sling, ‘after the battle of El Teb’; untraced. Repr. Dart, 7 Mar. 1884, facing p.8 (captioned ‘Well Done, Fred!’); and Wright 1908, p.224.
(b) whole-length, standing, in undress uniform with left arm in sling, with Randolph Churchill and figures representing Birmingham; untraced. Repr. Dart, 11 Apr. 1884, facing p.8 (captioned ‘Opening the Campaign’); and Wright 1908, facing p.236.
(c) whole-length, as Roman soldier, with Randolph Churchill and Joseph Chamberlain as Lion; untraced. Repr. Dart, 18 Apr. 1884, facing p.8 (captioned ‘Bearding the Lion in his Den’); and Wright 1908, facing p.240.
(d) whole-length to right, standing, in uniform behind cannon, with Randolph Churchill and others; untraced. Repr. Dart, 10 Oct. 1884, facing p.8 (captioned ‘A Council of War’); and Wright 1908, facing p.244.

Pencil drawing by Mary Blanchard Reed, half-length; untraced. Ref. Morning Post, 24 Mar. 1885 ('an unpretending work' drawn from life in 'October or November 1884'); repr. as etching by Elizabeth Adela Forbes (nee Armstrong), half-length to right, bareheaded, wearing cape or fur-collared coat, right hand holding newspaper, issued Aug. 1885 (BM, London, 1916,0524.2); also repr. Duff 1926, p.5. This is one of the two portraits by female artists recorded by Wright 1908, p.250.

Pen and ink portrait chargé by Phil May, signed and dated, head-and-shoulders in composite design; untraced. Repr Society, December 1884, p.49, no.111 in key (captioned ‘The Seven Ages of Society’).
See also M.Bancroft, S.Bancroft, Forbes-Robertson and Irving.

1884–5
Two oil on canvas paintings by Ethel Mortlock:
(a) signed, three-quarter-length, standing in full-dress uniform holding helmet in right hand, left hand on sword pommel; Officers’ Mess, Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment, Hyde Park Barracks, Knightsbridge. Ref. Morning Post, 17 Mar. 1885 (reporting the portrait's presentation to Prince and Princess of Wales); repr. White-Spunner 2006, p.407.
(b) head-and-shoulders to front, in full-dress uniform, as in (a); Officers’ Mess, Household Cavalry, Combermere Barracks, Windsor.
Both works by Mortlock show Burnaby in the same aspect as photograph (a) by Thomas Fall (see below, ‘Photographs, before 1885’). According to a note on a photograph of the Knightsbridge oil, in 1913 the artist stated that this and a head-and-shoulders replica (i.e. the Windsor oil) were the only portraits she painted of him, and that the former was ‘painted just before he left for Egypt, & finished off after his death’; see NPG SB (Burnaby).

publ. 1885
Sketch by unidentified artist, half-length in hot-air balloon basket; untraced. Repr. Pictorial World, 29 Jan. 1885, p.82 (captioned ‘Over the Channel’); and Alexander 1957, p.131.

Sketch by unidentified artist, half-length, standing in undress uniform amid cheering army officers in the Household Cavalry Riding School; untraced. Repr. Pictorial World, 29 Jan. 1885, p.82; and Alexander 1957, p.145.


Posthumous portraitsback to top


c.1885
Pen and ink and wash sketch by Trooper W.S. Perry, whole-length, mounted on camel, wearing pith helmet and undress uniform; V&A, London, SD.776.

publ. 1885
Drawing by R. Caton Woodville, whole-length, mounted on horseback, in blizzard; untraced. Repr. as engr. by E.C. Dalton, ILN, 31 Jan. 1885, p.107 (captioned ‘The late Colonel Burnaby in his “Ride to Khiva”’).

Series of line drawings retrospectively illustrating various episodes in Burnaby’s career:
(a) by ‘H.P’, whole-length, in check suit, alighting from four-horse carriage in Spain to meet four irregular soldiers; untraced. Repr. Graphic, 31 Jan. 1885, p.108 (captioned ‘Captain Burnaby stopped at the Carlist outpost 1874’); Wright 1908, facing p.70; and Alexander 1957, p.45.
(b) by J.C. Dollman, whole-length, mounted in midst of battle; untraced. Repr. as engr. by T.W. Wilson, Graphic, 31 Jan. 1885, p.108 (captioned ‘At the first Battle of Teb 4 February 1884).
(c) by unidentified artist after ‘Ready for the Ascent’ (see above, 1882); untraced. Repr. Graphic, 31 Jan. 1885, p.109.
(d) by unidentified artist; untraced. Repr. Graphic, 31 Jan. 1885, p.109 (captioned ‘Starting on his balloon trip across the Channel’).
(e) by unidentified artist, similar to scene by Caton Woodville (see above, 1885), without blizzard; untraced. Repr. Graphic, 31 Jan. 1885, p.109 (captioned ‘The Ride to Khiva 1875’).
(f) by unidentified artist, whole-length, profile to right wearing tropical uniform, re-loading shotgun while assailed by Africans with spears and shields; untraced. Repr. Graphic, 31 Jan. 1885, p.109 (captioned ‘At the second battle of Teb 29 February 1884’); Wright 1908, facing p.218 (captioned ‘Burnaby at El-Teb’); and Alexander 1957, p.165.

Watercolour by C.A. Fresch,The Battle of Abu Klea, whole-length in midst of battle; National Army Museum. Repr. by unidentified publisher as chromolithograph, with key to participants (publication details not known).

Design by unidentified artist, for In the Zeriba – the morning of the Battle of Abu Klea, whole-length standing amidst mounted soldiers; untraced. Repr. as photolithograph by Dickinson & Foster; print National Army Museum.
Thought to be based on description by Capt. R.J. Beech, wounded at Abu Klea.

Design by unidentified artist, for Bird’s Eye view of the battle of Abu Klea, whole-length fighting; untraced. Repr. as lithograph, by unidentified publishers in two variants, showing Burnaby inside and outside the military square; copies in National Army Museum.

Design by R. Caton Woodville from sketch by Melton Prior, whole-length, falling helmetless in battle amidst British soldiers and charging Africans; untraced. Repr. ILN, 28 Feb. 1885, p.223 (captioned ‘The Battle of Abou Klea’); and Wright 1908, facing p.272.

Pen and ink wash drawing by Charles Edwin Fripp, signed, dated and inscr. 'Abou Kleea, Sudan. Death of Burnaby', whole-length, lying with head supported by fellow-soldier in midst of battle; NAM, London, 1982-09-39-1. Fripp worked for the Graphic but this design does not appear to have been used there.

Design by W. Willoughby Cole Verner, whole-length, standing in midst of battle, wielding sword, attacked by spear-wielding Africans; untraced. Repr. as engr. by Godefroy Durand, Graphic, 7 Mar. 1885, p.232 (captioned ‘The Death of Colonel Burnaby at Abou Klea’); and as lithograph by J.G. Keulemans in W. Verner, Sketches in the Soudan, London, 1885; Wright 1908, facing p.272; Alexander 1957, pp.204–5; and White-Spunner 2006, p.407. Verner was a captain in the Rifle Brigade, present at the battle.
A similar design by an unidentified artist, captioned 'Melee at Abu Klea', shows Burnaby bare-headed in the midst of battle, wielding sword; repr. on 'Look and Learn' website (where credited to The Life and Times of Queen Victoria by Robert Wilson, Cassell, 1893).

Design by Frederic Villiers, whole-length, supine, right knee raised, lying dead with other casualties; untraced. Repr. as engr. Graphic, 7 Mar. 1885, supplement (captioned ‘After the Battle of Abu Klea’).

after 1885
Caricature Staffordshire figure, mounted on horseback in full Guards uniform; known from sketch repr. Alexander 1957, p.211.

High-relief stone sculpture by unidentified artist, head-and-shoulders in uniform; on memorial obelisk, St Philip’s Sq, Birmingham.


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1858
Photograph by unidentified photographer, Dresden, nearly whole-length to right, standing, wearing dark velvet coat and holding cornet; repr. Alexander 1957, pl.2.

by 1877
Woodburytype by Lock & Whitfield, head-and-shoulders, half-profile to right, wearing stiff collar, narrow bow-tie, wide-lapelled jacket; NPG x4901 and NPG x4902 (rectangular), NPG Ax17544 and NPG Ax8705 (oval). Repr. Cooper 1876–83, ser. 2, 1877, p.33; Burnaby 1877, frontispiece; oval format repr. as engr. Graphic, 31 Jan. 1885, p.105.

c.1878
Albumen carte-de-visite by Donovan, Brighton, head-and-shoulders, profile to right, wearing narrow bow-tie and wide-lapelled jacket; NPG x4900.

Photograph by unidentified photographer, whole-length, mounted on horseback with wife aged 18 and attendant groom (also mounted); repr. Le Blond 1928, facing p.28.

c.1879
Cabinet photographs by Robert Hatt, Brighton (trading as Lombardi), four known poses:
(a) 145 x 95mm, whole-length, three-quarter profile, standing with his wife, hands folded in front, right leg crossed over left; reg. for copyright 1885 Jan. 31: National Archives (COPY 1/371/59).
b) 145 x 95mm, whole-length, near profile, standing with his wife, hands folded in front, right leg crossed over left; reg. for copyright 1885 Jan. 31: National Archives (COPY 1/371/60).
c) 145 x 95mm, three-quarter-length, three-quarter profile, standing with his wife, wearing hat, left hand behind back, right thumb in coat; reg. for copyright 1885 Jan. 31: National Archives (COPY 1/371/61).
d) 145 x 95mm, whole-length to front, standing with his wife, sitting on sideboard, wearing hat, hands folded across lap, right foot on stool; reg. for copyright 1885 Jan. 31: National Archives (COPY 1/371/62).
These photographs probably date from around Burnaby’s marriage in 1879; or possibly later, before his departure for Africa. They were registered for copyright immediately his death was announced.

1882
Photograph by unidentified photographer, Birmingham, nearly whole-length, standing, wearing top hat and morning dress, holding cigar and umbrella, before scenic backdrop with large fur cape over furniture; repr. Mann 1882, frontispiece; Alexander 1957, pl.7.

Photograph by unidentified photographer, whole-length, seated, legs crossed, in uniform, with 21 other men; repr. Alexander 1957, pl.10 (captioned ‘The Officers of the Blues, Regents Park Barracks’).

before 1885
Photograph, 148 x 98mm (oval image), by George William Austen, half-length, slightly profile to left, wearing bowler hat; reg. for copyright 1885 Jan. 30: National Archives (COPY 1/371/31). Burnaby left Britain for Africa in November 1884.

Photograph, 137 x 10mm, by George C. Gowie, head-and-shoulders vignette, looking to left, with moustache and dark bow tie; reg. for copyright 1885 Feb. 16: National Archives (COPY 1/371/115).

Photographs by Thomas Fall, four known poses:
(a) 145 x 96mm, whole-length, standing, nearly full-face looking to left, in the uniform of the Royal Horse Guards, holding helmet in right hand and left hand resting on left thigh; reg. for copyright 1885 Feb. 2: National Archives (COPY 1/371/81).
(b) 145 x 95mm, whole-length, half-seated, in the uniform of the Royal Horse Guards, helmet in right hand, left hand grasping the handle of sword; reg. for copyright 1885 Feb. 2: National Archives (COPY 1/371/82); repr. Wright 1908, frontispiece.
(c) cropped version of (b) issued as cabinet card, 148 x 103mm, captioned ‘The Late Colonel Frederick Burnaby (Royal Horse Guards) Killed at the Battle of Abu Klea’, three-quarter-length; NPG x135501. Repr. as full-page engr. by ‘TS’, ILN, 31 Jan. 1885, p.103.
These photographs may have been taken to mark Burnaby’s promotion to full colonel.

1885
Photogravure, head-and-shoulders vignette, looking to left, wearing narrow bow-tie, pale waistcoat, dark unbuttoned jacket; repr. with facsimile signature Ware 1885, frontispiece. This image shares clothing features with the photograph by Austen above, but shows Burnaby hatless. It may have been drawn from an unlocated variant pose, or created from elements in the photographs by Austen and Gowie registered early in 1885.


Footnote:
1) A photograph by Roger Fenton of Captain Burnaby, Grenadier Guards, taken in the Crimea, 1856 (exh. artandphotographs, London, September 2000 [6]) is not of the same individual.

Dr Jan Marsh