Montana Historical Society Museum, Helena Photos

The Montana Historical Society museum, next to the State Capitol, is noted for its collection of Charles Marion Russell paintings. It also displays collections of native American arts, historical objects, & the history of Lewis & Clark.

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Sculpted bison skull called Herd Bull by James J. Hadcock at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Indians Discovering Lewis & Clark painting by Charles Marion Russell at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.O.H. Cowboys Roping a Steer painting by Charles Marion Russell at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.
Sculpted bison skull called Herd Bull (1990) by James J. Hadcock at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Montana Historical Society museum (Montana Veterans & Pioneers Memorial Building) (225 North Roberts). Helena, MT. On National Register.Indians Discovering Lewis & Clark painting (1896) by Charles Marion Russell at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.O.H. Cowboys Roping a Steer painting (1892) by Charles Marion Russell at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.
Moving Out painting by Charles Marion Russell at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.The Herd Quitter painting by Charles Marion Russell at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Indian Hunters' Return painting by Charles Marion Russell at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.When the Land Belonged to God painting by Charles Marion Russell at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.
Moving Out painting (1897) by Charles Marion Russell at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.The Herd Quitter painting (1897) by Charles Marion Russell at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Indian Hunters' Return painting (1900) by Charles Marion Russell at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.When the Land Belonged to God painting (1914) by Charles Marion Russell at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.
Charles M. Russell & His Friends painting by Charles Marion Russell at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Men of the Open Range painting by Charles Marion Russell at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Mandan or Hidatsa painted buffalo robe at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Nez Perce corn husk bag at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.
Charles M. Russell & His Friends painting (1922) by Charles Marion Russell at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Men of the Open Range painting (1923) by Charles Marion Russell at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Mandan or Hidatsa painted buffalo robe (c1850-80) at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Nez Perce corn husk bag (c1890) at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.
Salish woman's frame saddle & Flathead saddle blanket at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Salish girl's dress with cowrie shells & elk's teeth at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Cree octopus bag at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Plains ceremonial headdress of porcupine quills at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.
Salish woman's frame saddle (c1880) & Flathead saddle blanket (c1910) at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Salish girl's dress with cowrie shells & elk's teeth at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Cree octopus bag (c1860) at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Plains ceremonial headdress of porcupine quills (c1900) at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.
Native knives & scabbards, Blackfoot & Gros Ventre at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Painting showing Lewis & Clark party facing decision at juncture of Missouri & Marias Rivers on June 2, 1805 by Robert Morgan at of Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Painting showing Lewis & Clark party seeing white bears & white cliffs on Missouri River on May 31, 1805 by Robert Morgan at of Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Painting showing Lewis & Clark at Lemhi Pass carrying flag to show peaceful intention toward Shoshones on July 27, 1805 by Robert Morgan at of Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.
Native knives & scabbards, Blackfoot (c1885) & Gros Ventre (c1870) at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Painting (1988) showing Lewis & Clark party facing decision at juncture of Missouri & Marias Rivers on June 2, 1805 by Robert Morgan at of Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Painting (1988) showing Lewis & Clark party seeing white bears & white cliffs on Missouri River on May 31, 1805 by Robert Morgan at of Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Painting (1988) showing Lewis & Clark at Lemhi Pass carrying flag to show peaceful intention toward Shoshones on July 27, 1805 by Robert Morgan at of Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.
Lewis & Clark with Sacagawea bronze sculpture by Henry Lion at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.International Harvester freight wagon Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Ore cart at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Mining Association & Union ribbons at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.
Lewis & Clark with Sacagawea bronze sculpture (1929) by Henry Lion at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.International Harvester freight wagon (c1885) Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Ore cart (c1915) at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Mining Association & Union ribbons (1892-1909) at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.
Butte Miners' Union silver tray at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Cree quillwork moccasins at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Sioux feather bonnet at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Sioux quillwork pouch at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.
Butte Miners' Union silver tray (c1914) at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Cree quillwork moccasins (c1910) at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Sioux feather bonnet (c1900) at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Sioux quillwork pouch (c1910) at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.
Nez Perce velvet dress at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.John Phillip Sousa souvenir concert program dated March 25, 1899 at Helena in Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Homestead deed signed by President Theodore Roosevelt on March 22, 1906, at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Collection of stove & cooking implements at Montana Historical Society museum. MT.
Nez Perce velvet dress (c1910) at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.John Phillip Sousa souvenir concert program dated March 25, 1899 at Helena in Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Homestead deed signed by President Theodore Roosevelt on March 22, 1906, at Montana Historical Society museum. Helena, MT.Collection of stove & cooking implements at Montana Historical Society museum. MT.
Farm kitchens at Montana Historical Society museum. MT.Montana license plates at Montana Historical Society museum. MT.

Farm kitchens (c1940s) at Montana Historical Society museum. MT.Montana license plates at Montana Historical Society museum. MT.


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