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Catalog Number 1957.1.1
Object Name Painting
Title Portrait of John Ericson
Date n.d.
Description NYHOLM, ARVID F. "Portrait of John Ericson," n.d., Swedish American, 22 1/8" x 18 1/4"
Artist Nyholm, Arvid F.
Signed Name "A.N [?]"
Medium Oil on Canvas
Culture Swedish American
Dimensions H-22.125 W-18.25 inches
Notes John Ericson (1803-89), born in Sweden, was the U.S. naval engineer and inventor credited with building the ironclad ship, "The Monitor," of famed Civil War battle against the Confederate "Merrimac" on March 9, 1862 in battle.

Chindblom was an Augustana Alumnus 1890, United States Representative in Congress and an Illinois Leader of Swedish Americans.

Written on backing tape verso BC in graphite Gift of Carl Chindblow 1955

PastPerfect Conversion May 2014
Credit line Gift of Carl Chindblom Estate, 1955