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Catalog Number X1975.24.05 a
Object Name Letter
Artist Clarke, John L. (1881-1970)
Dimensions H-10.276 W-7.165 inches
Medium Graphite
Date 1938
Notes (a) An illustrated letter. The top of the page depicts a scene that shows mountains in the background and a house with a car in front in the foreground. Between the text are a car and pick-up, below are men holding shovels and the car and pick-up are barely visible due to snow. The bottom shows a pick-up towing a car and behind the car is another car chained to the first cars bumper. "GLACIER PARK / JANUAry 10 1938 / DEAR Friend / I Am going to write And drAw to you ALL[.] / I Droved MATOONINg Drifty TroubLe For 6 Hours / with Mrs. H DAWSON, aND faMITY ON sHORTcUT [.] / MARooned sLow [.] / The BLizzgARd wAs Awfty over The RoAd, we shoved out / StALey HAuLed RAngers / cAR FRom TRApping down [.] / After MARooning wE ARRived to Browning / At 4 Pm".