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Catalog Number X1902.04.06
Title PROSPECTORS AT NELSON GULCH
Object Name Painting
Artist F. Pedretti's Sons
Dimensions H-168 W-102 inches
Medium Oil on canvas
Date 1902
Notes In this mural a group of placer miners work a stream in Nelson Gulch southwest of Helena. The figure on the right, bending over, is Jerry Robinson, and the man seated on the sluice box is Ike Newcomer-two well-known old-timers who came to Montana in the 1860s.

Mural depicting four miners posed around a rocker. There are two packhorses in the middle-ground on the right edge of the image, and mountains receding into the distance.
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