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"Sublime and Beautiful Mountain Scenery":
Western Images of A.E. Mathews
7. Alfred Edward Mathews (1831-1874). Helena. Tinted lithograph, Plate 13. Mathews, A.E. Pencil Sketches of Montana. New York: The Author, 1868. Archives & Rare Books Department, University Libraries, University of Cincinnati.
"The view of Helena does not show the place to advantage, as it slopes from the point of observation, so that many of the houses are not seen at all, but no other point more favorable could be got. A broad valley spreads out beyond the city, dotted with farms and houses; and at the distance of twelve or fifteen miles the mountains commence to rise. The most distant peaks are thirty miles off."