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Catalog Number X1965.17.05
Title Downtown Helena, Looking Up Last Chance Gulch
Object Name Drawing
Artist Wolle, Muriel Sibell
Dimensions H-11 W-11.75 inches
Medium Conte crayon, watercolor, and pencil on paper
Date 1955-1956
Notes This drawing was produced by the artist for book, "Montana Pay Dirt: A Guide to the Mining Camps of the Treasure State," (Denver: Sage Books, 1963). It appears as illustration # 31 on p. 79 of that publication.

It is a drawing of a city scape depicting houses and commercial buildings clustered along a street, with additional buildings scattered over the hills in the background. The fire tower is pictured in the background on the left edge of the image. Predominant colors of black-grays, reddish-browns, and greens, with yellow and blue. Blue sky.
Search Terms Helena, MT
Mining
Art