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Catalog Number X1902.04.03
Title PROSPECTOR, THE
Object Name Painting
Artist F. Pedretti's Sons
Dimensions Dia-84 inches
Medium Oil on canvas
Date 1902
Notes The roundels in the rotunda represent archetypes of four frontier figures who played leading roles in Montana's early history. Henry Edgar-who served as the model for "The Prospector"-was one of six men who discovered gold in Alder Gulch in 1863.

Roundel portraying a man standing on a pile of rocks. He holds a miner's pick in his proper right hand and a gold pan in his left. There are mountains in the distant background.
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Capitol Collection
Portrait
Mural