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John Burroughs Showing a Bird's Nest to His Grandson, John, 1910

Burroughs, Julian, 1878-19541910

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, MI, United States

John Burroughs, the internationally known naturalist and writer, delighted in his grandchildren. Elizabeth, Ursula and John Burroughs II, were the children of John's only child, Julian. Burroughs visited his grandchildren often and filled his journals with tales of their adventures together. In this photograph, Burroughs helps his one-year-old grandson discover a bird's nest.

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  • Title: John Burroughs Showing a Bird's Nest to His Grandson, John, 1910
  • Creator: Burroughs, Julian, 1878-1954
  • Date Created: 1910
  • Subject Keywords: Burroughs, John, 1837-1921, Burroughs, John, 1909-1968, Naturalists, Grandsons, Nests (Animal architecture), Negatives (Photographic), Glass negatives, Photographs, Group portraits
  • Type: Photographs
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Negative (Photographic)
  • Object ID: 93.205.94
  • Image ID: THF235021
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

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