Creator

John Muir

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88 6th A slight sprinkling of warm rain Clouds all [around] the walls standing about as if anxious to be employed Craggy & spiny The Cath [Cathedral] [group] & the [cave] this side is a favorite lounging place for clouds before & [after] storm When set a crawling & [squirming] by a sudden gush of sunshine [Then] are [ ] beautiful [glowing] whiter than snow El Cap [Capitan] is often thinly veiled from top to base by delicate gauze Starr King is often crowned with cloud at times wrapping the whole cone warmly in [fleshy] folds at other times a level bar is pushed down leaving the top [bare] & sunlit but [no] rock is so caressed & fondled by clouds [as] Tis [Tissiack]

89 [sketch]

Date Original

1873

Source

Original journal dimensions: 10 x 16.5 cm.

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MuirReel23Journal11P088-089.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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