Grace (photograph)

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Grace, photograph by Eric Enstrom, 1918.

Grace is a 1918 photograph by Eric Enstrom. It depicts an elderly man, Charles Wilden, with hands folded, saying a prayer over a table with a simple meal. It was taken in Bovey, Minnesota. Originally black-and-white, the photo was colorized by hand by Enstrom's daughter, Rhoda Nyberg. It was this colorized version that attained widespread distribution.[1] In 2002, an act of the Minnesota State Legislature established it as the state photograph.[2] It is featured on road signs in Bovey.

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