Nineteenth Century New Zealand Artists: A Guide & Handbook
Arrived Auckland 1860; drawing master at Wesley College Auckland 1861. In 1872 drawing master at Christ's College, Christchurch, and still a drawing master Christchurch 1875–76. Listed as Timaru artist 1894–1897 Wise's. Said to have later gone to Australia. Possibly page 57 related to William John Burchell 1781–1863, an English artist who travelled Southern Africa and Brazil, and exhibited RA 1800–1820.