Portfolio: John N. Chester Estate Fund Awards
John Needels Chester (Groveport, OH 1864–1955 Urbana, IL), graduated from University of Illinois 1891 with a degree in engineering, earned his professional degree in civil engineering in 1909 and his master's from UIUC in 1911. After his career as an engineer, he served as the director of the University of Illinois Foundation. Subsequent to his death he donated papers and items to the university, as well as setting up an endowment to purchase art for University of Illinois. These artworks were purchased with awarded Estate Funds.
Explanation of the Golden Bellows (Verclaringhe Vanden Gouden Blaes-balck)
Arlequin sur l'Hyppogryphe a la Croisade Lojoliste. Armée van de Heylige Ligue voor der Jesuiten Monarchy
Panurge seconde' par Arelquin Deodaat, ala Croisade d'jrlande