Sketch: 40 ms [miles] S E [southeast] of Bruce Pk [Peak] (7100) Summit 30 minutes before sunrise Sep 22d, 1877 Horizontal slightly arched [yel] cloud [films] purp [purple] at horizon then orange above & yel [yellow] with ground of green & blue a few [heaven] masses rich glowing gold Eriog [Eriogonum] v [very] ab [abundant] full of [smoke] to brim (blue) [Far] to all the near summits with bare burned or rock patches -- the trees dwarfed like those of Utah
[TW] McKiney Tahoe City
Original journal dimensions: 10 x 15.5 cm.
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