After university, Muir "botanized" in the US and went on to Canada where he saw and drew this maple syrup farm. Note the detail in the plants and mechanical objects, yet he obscures most of the person. (John Muir Papers, Canada - Maple Sugar Making)


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Read My Summer of Glorious Freedom: John Muir Saunters Around Southern Ontario in the Summer of 1864, 2020 by Robert Burcher.

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