Creator

John Muir

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8 beneath it. but this when shone upon by the sun becomes one of the most beautiful falls I ever such [belts] of constant silver ribboned & veined & interblended whitness enhanced by the gray of rock & along the top the many colored foliage of the [fading[ cherry & Mountain ash

at top cascades Lit Yo [Little Yosemite] is [ ] bank color on right tufts mats of purple[ ] & [scarlet] penstin and a few of the [ ] leaved eriferous with blue flrs [flowers]. then a crinkled airy mass of willow that knows how to tremble to the river floods on the other bank then is first of all dark streaks of

9 [Sketch: Top cascades Lit Yo Sem [Little Yosemite]]

Date Original

1874

Source

Original journal dimensions: 8.5 x 13 cm.

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MuirReel24Journal05P008-009.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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