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Jenny Eugenia Nyström (born June 13 or June 15, 1854 in Kalmar, Sweden; died January 17, 1946 in Stockholm) was a painter and illustrator of children’s books, but is mainly known as the person who created the Swedes’ image of the “jultomte” on numerous Christmas cards and magazine covers, thus linking the Swedish version of Santa Claus to the gnomes of Scandinavian folklore.

Jenny Eugenia Nyström (born June 13 or June 15, 1854 in Kalmar, Sweden; died January 17, 1946 in Stockholm) was a painter and illustrator of children’s books, but is mainly known as the person who created the Swedes’ image of the “jultomte” on numerous Christmas cards and magazine covers, thus linking the Swedish version of Santa Claus to the gnomes of Scandinavian folklore.

Viking goddess Frigg (sometimes anglicized as Frigga) is a major goddess in Norse paganism. She is said to be the wife of Odin, and is the "foremost among the goddesses" and the queen of Asgard. Frigg appears primarily as a wife and a mother. She is also described as having the power of prophecy yet she does not reveal what she knows.

Viking goddess Frigg (sometimes anglicized as Frigga) is a major goddess in Norse paganism. She is said to be the wife of Odin, and is the "foremost among the goddesses" and the queen of Asgard. Frigg appears primarily as a wife and a mother. She is also described as having the power of prophecy yet she does not reveal what she knows.

Jenny Nyström (1854 - 1946), 1895. Published in "Ekermann, A. (1895). Från Nordens forntid : Fornnordiska sagor bearb. på svenska

Jenny Nyström (1854 - 1946), 1895. Published in "Ekermann, A. (1895). Från Nordens forntid : Fornnordiska sagor bearb. på svenska

The engraving shows Sigrdrífa-Brynhildr bringing a drinking horn to Sigurðr. Three other women look on.    Jenny Nyström

The engraving shows Sigrdrífa-Brynhildr bringing a drinking horn to Sigurðr. Three other women look on. Jenny Nyström

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