A. Zeno (Antonio Zeno) Shindler Watercolors,
circa 1887

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7371
Creators:
Shindler, A. Zeno (Antonio Zeno), 1823-1899
Dates:
circa 1887
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This collection consists of four watercolor paintings of Funk Island by Shindler. The paintings were based on sketches by Captain Joseph William Collins, who led an 1887 voyage of the schooner Grampus to Funk Island, off the coast of Newfoundland, to collect skeletal remains of the Great Auk for the USNM.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Antonio Zeno Shindler ( -1899) began his association with the Smithsonian Institution in 1876 when he was hired by Spencer F. Baird to paint casts of natural history specimens. He continued in various artistic positions with the United States National Museum (USNM) until his death.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7371, A. Zeno (Antonio Zeno) Shindler Watercolors

Keywords
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Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Collins, J. W. (Joseph William), 1839-1904 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shindler, A. Zeno (Antonio Zeno), 1823-1899 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Grampus (Schooner) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Grampus Voyage to Funk Island (1887) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Newfoundland Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Funk Island Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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