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The Dead Sea

SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE

The Dead Sea to illustrate the routes and observations of the Rev.d H.B. Tristram
London: Stanfords, 1866. Colour lithograph. 520 x 200mm.

Published by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, this was probably the first comprehsensive map of the Dead Sea. Based on measurements and data from previous researchers (Robinson, Costigan & Molyneux and Lynch). Details of the map were verified in 1865 by Officers of the Palestine Exploration Fund. The author's route is coloured red.
Henry Baker Tristram was an English clergyman, Bible scholar, traveller, zoologist and ornithologist. As a parson-naturalist he was an early supporter of Darwinism, attempting to reconcile evolution and creation. The location of salt and sulfur hot and cold springs as well as cane swamps and brakes are indicated.


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Stock Id :19529

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The Dead Sea

SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE

The Dead Sea to illustrate the routes and observations of the Rev.d H.B. Tristram
London: Stanfords, 1866. Colour lithograph. 520 x 200mm.

Published by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, this was probably the first comprehsensive map of the Dead Sea. Based on measurements and data from previous researchers (Robinson, Costigan & Molyneux and Lynch). Details of the map were verified in 1865 by Officers of the Palestine Exploration Fund. The author's route is coloured red.
Henry Baker Tristram was an English clergyman, Bible scholar, traveller, zoologist and ornithologist. As a parson-naturalist he was an early supporter of Darwinism, attempting to reconcile evolution and creation. The location of salt and sulfur hot and cold springs as well as cane swamps and brakes are indicated.


Stock ID : 19529

£200

£200