R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson


John Muir


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C.D. (illegible)List of King’s River Canon subjects, dram by C.D.Robinson and accepted by Mr, Gilder and Mr. Johnson, April 10, 1891:—1,. View from the Grand Lookout, 8300 feet above the sea, looking down into King's River Canon and at the High Sierra beyond. View eastward.2, Looking up the valley floor from "Manzanita patch"? from a point about five miles from entrance to valley, looking eastward. Morning.3, View from the giant talus slopes at foor of Muir Dome. "Indian Pass" looking up the valley. Muir Dome on left and Grand Sentinel on right. The "White Woman" in distance. View east. About seven miles above valley entrance. From sketch of Aug. 1889.4, Grant's Monument looking southwest. About 3000 feet above valley level. From talus slopes at foot of "White Woman".5, The "White Woman from .talus, near foot of "Grant Monument" Looking east. (Largest granite mass in any Yosemite). Est imated between 5500 and 6000 feet. Has a wall facing the west of nearly two miles. From sketch made August, 1889.6, The grand pinnacle, about 6000 feet above valley. Estimated highest point. Looking northeast from slopes at foot of "Sleeping Bear".7, Upper end of the Yosemite of the Middle Pork of King's River, looking from a point near the top of the north wall. Showing Tulare Dome.8, General view of the Yosemite of the South Fork of King's River, from near tire head of the trail.9, Part of the south wall of the Yosemite of the Middle Fork King's River, from a bench of the north wall.The last three subjects to be redrawn by Mr. Robinson.01494


New York

Date Original

1891 May 1


Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 21 cm.

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Reel 07, Image 0133

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