Cornell titles this entry "A white crested cockatoo for Blanche Du Bois," and dedicates it to Tennessee Williams. He describes various scenes and events of a bike ride he took, and discusses work on "the bird box."
Joseph Cornell diary entry, 1948 July 10. Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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