Category Archives: Jemima Frances Irvine

Mrs Irvine’s Tasmanian Exhibition passes

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This identity pass (recto and verso) to the Tasmanian International Exhibition, Launceston, 1891-1892, belonged to Jemima Frances Irvine, artist and conchologist. The verso bears the official government insignia of the Lion and Unicorn, biotica used on the British Royal Coat … Continue reading

Jemima Frances Irvine’s Gem Album of Tintypes

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From © The Private Collection of John and Robyn McCullagh 2005-2010 ARR. This gem album containing 49 tintypes is probably from the estate of Jemima Frances IRVINE (1822-1920)* conchologist, artist, traveller and daughter of playwright David Burn, now part of … Continue reading

The Irvines

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Jemima Frances Irvine (1822-1919) was a conchologist, traveller, artist and daughter of playwright David Burn. This ticket is an indication of her status as member and exhibitor as early as 1860, an involvement which continued with the Tasmanian Exhibitions through … Continue reading

The Burn Family

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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION ON THE BURN FAMILY Above: reprint 1892 of David Burn travelogueBelow: Mrs Irvine’s photo in her gem album with signature Jemima Frances Irvine (nee Burn ) born England 1822, died at Evandale, Tasmania on 17th July, 1919, aged … Continue reading

Business seals from the Irvine Collection

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Business seals Old Tasmanian (?) government and business letter seals originally from the collection of Tasmanian artist and conchologist Jemima Frances Irvine (nee Burn, 1822-1919). Notes by John and Robyn McCullagh: These are Govt office and business letter seals which … Continue reading

Riverbank scene from the Irvine Collection

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A superb Australian image from the private collection of Tasmanian artist and conchologist Jemima Frances IRVINE (nee Burn) 1822-1919. Notes by John & Robyn McCullagh: Painting 45 size 19x 151/2 cm. Unsigned. © The Private Collection of John & Robyn … Continue reading

Pencil sketch from the Irvine Collection

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A pencil sketch from the private collection of Tasmanian artist and conchologist Jemima Frances IRVINE (nee Burn) 1822-1919. Notes by John and Robyn McCullagh: ” … a pencil drawing size 10 x 7 cm. Unsigned.”© The Private Collection of John … Continue reading

Kookaburra painting from the Irvine Collection

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A watercolour of kookaburras with some additional outlining from the private collection of Tasmanian artist and conchologist Jemima Frances IRVINE (nee Burn, 1822-1919). Notes by John & Robyn McCullagh: Size is 28 x 22 cm. This is in book form. … Continue reading

The Gem Album of 49 Tintypes

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See this earlier entry for details here.