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Catalog Number X1902.04.12
Title SIGNING THE PROCLAMATION OF STATEHOOD
Object Name Painting
Artist F. Pedretti's Sons
Dimensions H-84 W-48 inches
Medium Oil on canvas
Date 1902
Notes Mural depicting two men seated on either side of a table. The man in front of the table holds a document. There are books, a newspaper, and an inkwell on the table. In the background there is a bust of George Washington on a pedestal and pictures hanging on the walls.

This painting depicts President Benjamin Harrison (left) signing the proclamation which declared Montana a state on November 8, 1889. The man on the right is Secretary of State James G. Blaine.
Search Terms Portrait
Art
Capitol Collection
President Benjamin Harrison