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John Muir Issue

5c John Muir single

Scott Catalogue USA: 1245
Description:

This John Muir Issue features a portrait of John Muir, Scottish-American naturalist and conservationist, and an image of a man standing in a forest of Redwood trees. He founded the Sierra Club, the oldest and largest environmental organizations in the United States. Muir was interested in botanical and geological studies; an Alaskan glacier Muir discovered in 1879 is named after him.

United States; Scotland; John Muir; naturalist; conservationist; geologist; botanist; engineer; writer; Sierra Club; nature; Redwood; tree; forest; glacier; portrait

Date:
April 29, 1964
Medium:
paper; ink (brown, green, yellow green, olive); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.5476
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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