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John Elliott Burns

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John Elliott Burns

by John Collier
oil on canvas, 1889
49 in. x 36 1/4 in. (1245 mm x 921 mm)
Given by the sitter's family, the sitter's family, 1943
Primary Collection
NPG 3170

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  • John Elliott Burns (1858-1943), Trade unionist and politician; MP for Battersea. Sitter in 30 portraits.

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  • John Collier (1850-1934), Portrait painter and writer on art. Artist associated with 21 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.

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Painted in the year that Burns became well known for his leadership in the London Dock Strike.

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