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The Dead Sea--Where Sodom and Gomorrah are supposed to have been situated
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Bain, Robert E. M
The Dead Sea--Where Sodom and Gomorrah are supposed to have been situated [Graphic]
Translated Title:
Earthly Footsteps of The Man of Galilee Being Three Hundred and Eighty-Four Original Photographic Views and Descriptions of the Places Connected with the Earthly Life of Our Lord and His Apostles Traced with Note Book and Camera showing where Christ was born, brought up, baptized, tempted, transfigured and crucified, together with the scenes of his prayers, tears, miracles and sermons, and also places made sacred by the labors of his apostles, from Jerusalem to Rome by Bishop John H. Vincent, D.D., LL.D., Rev. James W. Lee, D.D., and R.E.M. Bain. London: W.A. Hammond, Holborn Hall, E.C.
St. Louis, 1894.
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.3 x 17.6 cm ( 10 x 7 in).
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Genesis, xix: 29.)--'And it came to pass, when God destroyed the cities of the plain, that God remembered Abraham, and sent Lot out of the midst of the overthrow, when he overthrew the cities in which Lot dwelt.' The cities of the plain are supposed to have been Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboim, and they were situated in the midst of the garden-like plain that lies between the Moab mountains and the Judean Mountains, just to the north of the Dead Sea. A shower of brimstone and fire fell upon these cities, we are told in the nineteenth chapter of Genesis, and destroyed them. The sites, especially of Sodom and Gomorrah, are now supposed to be under the waters of the Dead Sea at the upper and northern end of it. This part of the sea is represented in the view given above. The awful doom of Sodom and Gomorrah is held up in numerous passages in the Old and New Testament as warnings, as Mark, vi:11; II. Peter, ii:6; Jude i:7." Copyright year and photographer's name are printed at the bottom of the photograph, along with "Franklin Co Eng-Chi." See 5225BAI/LVi143CAJS (Voyager # 359457)
A man with a rifle stands on the edge of the Dead Sea; a mountain range is in the background
Scanning Notes:
Classification ID:
CAJS Image Collection LVii BAI 5417 LVii143CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Geographical Location:
Dead Sea (Israel and Jordan)

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Year: 1894
Creator: Bain, Robert E. M
Physical description: photograph
Title: The Dead Sea--Where Sodom and Gomorrah are supposed to have been situated