F. B[ailey] Millard


John Muir


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[3][letterhead]a bad light - too garish for the rather s[illegible]ber subject, as trea[illegible]d by him. But the pure poetry of his mountain peaks is something to rave over. Still you would know best how much [reason?] a person should [lose?] while viewing it. Until you have seen the picture, however, and I have heard from you on the subject, I shall continue to rave. I sent Keith a little cry of delight over the painting to-day, and don't yet feel ashamed of my rhapsody. 028916


San Francisco

Date Original

[ca. 1902 Jan ?]


Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 12, Image 0183

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Page 3


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