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Catalog Number 1938.001.003
Object Name Diorama
Description The City of Golden diorama is one of three that were made especially for the Jefferson County Museum soon after it opened. They were crafted by Leila Reece. The miniature city shows Golden as it was believed to appear in 1879. An article in the Golden Transcript suggests there was some discussion about whether it was done correctly at the time. Several highlights include the county courthouse, cemetery hill, and the Coors Brewery.
Date c. 1938-1939
Artist Reece, Leila
Title City of Golden diorama-WPA Era
Collection Permanent
Condition Fair
People Reece, Leila
Search Terms 1878 Jefferson County Courthouse
Astor House
Clear Creek
Colorado Central Railroad
Coors Brewing Company
Washington Avenue