STATUARIES, CARVERS, ARCHITECTS, AND MEDALLISTS, IN THE REIGN OF
is only known by being the master of Bushnell, and by his epitaph in the churchyard of Covent-garden :—
" Here lyes interred Thomas Burman, sculptor, of the parish of St. Martin's in the Fields, who departed this life March 17th, 1673-4, aged 56 years."
He is mentioned above, in Mr. Beale's notes, for executing a tomb at Walton-upon-Thames.
three obscure statuaries in this reign, of whom I find few particulars; the first was a captain of the trained bands, and was employed at Wilton ; so was Latham: 1 his portrait, leaning on a bust, was painted by Fuller. Latham and Bonne worked together on the monument of Archbishop Sheldon. 2 The figure of John Sobieski, which was bought by Sir Robert Vyner, and set up at Stock's market for Charles II., came over unfinished, and a new head was added by Latham; but the Turk on whom Sobieski was trampling, remained with the whole group, till removed to make way for the Lord Mayor's mansion-house.
was sculptor to the crown before Gibbons, and had succeeded his uncle, one Philips. There is a poor mezzotinto of Emmett, by himself.____________________