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Plain of Sodom and Gomorrah, the Promised Land God Permitted Moses to see from Mt. Nebo
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Plain of Sodom and Gomorrah, the Promised Land God Permitted Moses to see from Mt. Nebo
Title:
Plain of Sodom and Gomorrah, the Promised Land God Permitted Moses to see from Mt. Nebo [Graphic]
Year:
St. Louis, 1894.
Creator:
Bain, Robert E. M
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.2 x 17.4 cm ( 9.875 x 6.875 in).
Notes:
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Deuteronomy, xxxiv:I.)--'And Moses went up from the plains of Moab unto the mountain of Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, that is over against Jericho : and the Lord showed him all the land of Gilead, unto Dan.' .. 'And the south, and the plain of the valley of Jericho, the city of palm trees unto Zoar.' We give a view of the plains of Sodom and Gomorrah taken from the site of ancient Jericho, with a perspective of 25 miles looking towards the east. We have here a view of the city of palm trees, plain of the Jordan, and one of the highest peaks of the Moab mountains, Nebo, where Moses stood and looked over the promised land. There is not a view in the world so capable of awakening tender and great memories as this. In the world's civilization Moses, without a doubt, has been the most conspicuous leader. And here is the plain over which he looked before he went to his reward." Some printed text is visible at lower left of the photograph. See 5408BAI/LVii134CAJS (Voyager # 362327)
View of a vast plain with some scattered trees; a man sits on a rock at the left side, overlooking the valley
Collection:
CAJS Image Collection LVi BAI 5216 LVi134CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries