Papers of Edward Burra

1901–70s

collection owner: Edward Burra, ‘Papers of Edward Burra’ 1901–70s

Available online are records relating to Edward Burra's involvement with Humbert Wolfe's 'ABC of the Theatre' published in 1932 by Cresset Press Ltd, for which Burra provided illustrations. The selection includes proof illustrations used in the book, a typescript of the text used in the book and a letter from Cresset Press Ltd.

Also available online are drawings by Burra and a letter from Paul Nash to Burra.

Details of the remainder of the collection can be found on the Archive catalogue.

Collection Owner
Edward Burra 1905–1976
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to the Archive by Lady Ann Ritchie in February 1977.
Reference
TGA 771

3 objects in this collection

Title
Papers of Edward Burra
Date
1901–70s
Description
Available online are records relating to Edward Burra's involvement with Humbert Wolfe's 'ABC of the Theatre' published in 1932 by Cresset Press Ltd, for which Burra provided illustrations. The selection includes proof illustrations used in the book, a typescript of the text used in the book and a letter from Cresset Press Ltd.

Also available online are drawings by Burra and a letter from Paul Nash to Burra.

Details of the remainder of the collection can be found on the Archive catalogue.
Reference
TGA 771

Showing 3 objects

Paul Nash, Margaret Nash, recipient: Edward Burra Card titled ‘Images at Springfield: Souvenir from Paul and Margaret Nash’

December 1937

Paul Nash, recipient: Edward Burra ‘Letter for Ed’ from Paul Nash, with attached images

[c.December 1943]

Unknown person(s), Paul Nash, recipient: Edward Burra Collage of newspaper cuttings showing two figures embracing

date not known