Born in Sweden on July 10, 1871. By 1929 Halstrum had settled in Pasadena. In that year his mural of Gripsholm Castle was installed locally at the Vasa Temple of Scandia Lodge. He died in Los Angeles on January 25, 1947.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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