Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Catalog Number 1986.06.21
Title I HAVE JUST RETURNED FROM THE GLASIER BILL
Object Name Letter, Illustrated
Artist Russell, Charles M. (1864-1926)
Dimensions H-10 W-6.125 inches
Medium Watercolor/Ink/Paper
Date 1908
Notes Writing to Bill Rance during his annual summer retreat to Bull Head Lodge, Russell pays homage to the spectacular wildness of Glacier Park's high country.

The message, in black ink on the right side of the page, reads: "I have just returned from the glasier Bill they say the trail has been improved a lot since you were up[.] / that may be but it will need sum more fixen before the goats are troubled with autoes[.] / its a good trail for air ships[.] they have a rope on the last clime now / an when I got a holt it was mine all right an Kid Curry ore no other hold up culd take it with all the guns in the state[.] / this is the nerest hevon ever I was an if the trail is the same all the way Il never make it[.] its a sinch Il go south[.] / with best wishes to the bunch your firend / CM Russell."
Search Terms Letter
Glacier Park
Mountain Goat
Self-Portrait
Art