Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore


John Muir


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[8]new book. E.R.S.01467[5]2/ the Cosmos Club and Geog. Society. It is a spendid picture, but do you not think that the ice is too green. The water tones are perfect, but the ice ought to be more dazzlingly white and blue. While I was at the studio I said that I was going to ask you to look at the picture and induce Mr. Keith to make it a little more blue and white. If you are in the city soon will you not go in and look at it before it is sent off? and tell me what you think of it for color. I have developped all of my Kodak negatives and they


… New York

Date Original

1890 Oct 22


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 X 25.5 cm.

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Reel 06, Image 0681

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Page 3


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