|Title||SIGNING THE PROCLAMATION OF STATEHOOD|
|Artist||F. Pedretti's Sons|
|Dimensions||H-84 W-48 inches|
|Medium||Oil on canvas|
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.
President Benjamin Harrison