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Object Name Portrait
Catalog Number 1940.006.01
Description Pastel portrait of Nathan Myrick. Myrick is slightly smiling with a long beard and no mustache. He wears a dark coat and a diamond stick pin. Frame is wood, painted gold.
Collection LCHS Fine Art Collection
Date c. 1870
Maker Carlin
Material Canvas
Dimensions H-43.5 W-38.5 inches
Height (in) 43.5
Width (in) 38.5
Makers mark Old hand-written note on back states: c. 1873, Mrick portraits.
Signature Location Upper right corner
Signed Name letters "TON CARLIN" are visible.
People Myrick, Nathan
Search Terms Portrait
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Notes As a young fur trader Nathan Myrick established the trading post in what would would become La Crosse in 1842. Due to financial and medical setbacks, the Myricks left La Crosse in 1848.