Fonds SC096 - Anna Belle Wing Kindlund fonds

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CA ON00012 SC096

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Anna Belle Wing Kindlund fonds

Date(s)

  • 1895 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

1 cm of textual records and graphic material (1 volume) Notebook is in poor physical condition, with front and back covers separately detached and paper embrittled. A few photographs are detached.

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Name of creator

(1876 - 1922)

Biographical history

Anna Belle Wing Kindlund (later Mrs. Alois Trnka), 1876-1922, was an artist born in Buffalo, New York. She studied with W. Hitchcock in Buffalo, and G. Bridgman in New York. She was a member of the Buffalo Society of Artists and the New York Society of Craftsmen, and is listed in Who Was Who in American Art as a painter and miniaturist.

Archival history

The notebook was purchased, perhaps in London, England, by David Kinahan, who donated it to the Art Gallery of Ontario Library in 2004.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Fonds was donated by David Kinahan in May, 2004.

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Scope and content

Fonds consists of a notebook commenced by Anna Belle Wing Kindlund in 1895, in which she recorded information on works of art and architectural monuments (chiefly European), with thumbnail-sized albumen prints of many of the items and occasional ink sketches. The notebook has alphabetical index tabs, and its entries are alphabetical according to city. The inscription on the frontispiece reads “Anna Belle Wing – B.S. ‘95”. The fonds is arranged in a single series.

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No further accruals are expected.

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Conditions governing access

Open. Access to Special Collections is by appointment only. Please contact the reference desk for more information.

Conditions governing reproduction

Material in this fonds is in the public domain. Permission of the Art Gallery of Ontario is required for publication.

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Notebook measures 17 x 10.5 cm.

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