John Muir


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[Sketch:] 2 length of width fall direct into F 7 1/2 m wide. fine fall [immediately] opp [opposite] 1000 ft [feet] h [high] gray granite several [below] & above with a [mile]

Aug 6, 1893. Grasmere small village, small lake reedy small island in the middle. All surrounded by rough but not jagged heathy slate mtns [mountains]. ice sculpt [sculpted] into bold plain forms remarkably massive. Show ice action on grand scale considerable local action Have just come over on coach from Windermere Charming ride. dull & slightly rainy day. Have visited Wordsworths & Coleriges graves. & Dorothy's & the childrens, -- plain headstones Wordsworths, Coleriges [on] upright white marble cross Wordsworths plain upright slabs -- graves covered by flat

Date Original

June 1890


Original journal dimensions: 9 x 14.5 cm.

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Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

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