Creator

John Muir

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helmet or pike shaped heads pointing to windward. Almost [Sketch] impossible to ride or drive over a surface sculptured in this way. From Gaudeloupe the road passes a long dreary stretch of sand dunes. finely planted in [plains] with Eriogonum [ ] [ ] ceanothus etc (mint (Salvia) [home] of bees & jack hares On towards San Luis Obispo [posed] the most picturesque oaks I ever saw not excepting even the Live

O [oak] of [Suisun] (Chrysolepis) They branch in the most abandoned wildness often [leaning] on their elbows. What studies for artists I called attention of the stage driver to their speaking enthusiastically. O yes he cooly replied all the timber here is scrubby

Date Original

1877

Source

Original journal dimensions: 10 x 15.5 cm.

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MuirReel25Journal03P17-18.tif

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Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

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Keywords

John Muir, journals, drawings, writings, travel, journaling, naturalist

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