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Mill at Dothan--Where the horses and chariots of fire were seen about Elisha
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Mill at Dothan--Where the horses and chariots of fire were seen about Elisha
Title:
Mill at Dothan--Where the horses and chariots of fire were seen about Elisha [Graphic]
Year:
St. Louis, 1894.
Creator:
Bain, Robert E. M
Category:
Steam Mill
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 17.5 cm ( 10 x 6.875 in).
Notes:
Photograph is printed in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(II. Kings, vi: 13.)--'And he said, Go and spy where he is, that I may send and fetch him. And it was told him, saying, Behold, he is in Dothan.' Here in this place, near where Joseph was cast into a pit by his brethren, and where Elisha's young man saw the mountain full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha, we saw the only steam mill that we observed in Palestine. It is rather a crude affair, but shows that the material elements of modern civilization are gradually penetrating this, one of the oldest countries. The civilization of Palestine in the days of David and Solomon, and even down to the coming of Christ, was far higher than what it is to-day. It was not only arrested by Moslem religion, but has been set back and degraded to a degree lower almost than any other civilization in the world, above that of the barbarian." See 5281BAI/LVii7CAJS (Voyager # 360764)
A group of people sit on or lean against a stone wall; a stone building is in the background
Collection:
CAJS Image Collection LVi BAI 5089 LVi7CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries