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ID: 500015790
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500015790

 
Record Type: Person
Burn, William (Scottish architect, 1789-1870)

Note: After studying in Robert Smirke's office, Burn established himself as an architect in Edinburgh. He became well known for designing country houses for the Scottish nobility. Burn also received English commissions, and in 1844 he set up an office at 6 Stratton Street, London, leaving the Edinburgh office in the hands of his partner, David Bryce. Scottish architect, son of Robert Burn (1752-1815).

Names:
Burn, William (preferred,V,index)
William Burn (V,display)
Burn, Willm. (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
Scottish (Scots, Scotsman)

Roles:
architect (preferred)

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Edinburgh (Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
Died:  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
partner of ....  Bryce, David  from 1841
..................  (Scottish architect, 1803-1876) [500027345]
student of ....  Smirke, Robert, the younger  
..................  (English architect, 1781-1867) [500015984]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Burn, William (I)

Biographies:
(Scottish architect, 1789-1870) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Scottish architect, son of Robert Burn (1752-1815), 1789-1870) ..... [AVERY]
(British architect, 1789-1870) ..... [BHA]
(Scottish architect; born Edinburgh (Scotland, Great Britain, now United Kingdom), 1789; died London (England, United Kingdom), 1870) ..... [CCA]
( architect, 1789-1870) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(Scottish architect, 1789-1870) ..... [AVERY]
(Scottish architect, 1789-1870) ..... [Grove Art]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Burn, William ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, Grove Art Preferred]
............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Burn, Willm. ........ [CCA]
..........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
William Burn ........ [CCA, CL-Courtauld, VP]
..........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Colvin
....................  Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of British Architects (1978)
....................  DNB: Oxford National Biography, 1912-1921 (1927)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n87912860
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n87912860
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der K√ľnstler (1980-1986)
....................  Walker, William Burn, Seven Victorian Architects (1976) 8-31
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA]
.......... Colvin
.......... Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of British Architects (1978) 159
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