July 20. Calm morning sound silvery [swath] of spangles [detail] of mtn [mountain] sculptery lost in [fine] fading [edged] haze of white. summit clear but [fine] almost fading on outlines, gls [glaciers] glistening two large [masses] of shadow, cascade range to right & left just visible dark ridges in [mid] ground feathered black & [spirey] not a cloud in white blue sky. Red shirted Ind [Indian] in canoe silver flashes on oars.
Original journal dimensions: 8.5 x 14.5 cm.
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John Muir, journals, drawings, writings, travel, journaling, naturalist