1909 Cover Travel Magazine Rock Formations Geology Dead Sea Lots Wife TRV1


Please note that this is a cover only.

This is an original 1909 color cover for the December issue of The Travel Magazine, featuring an image titled, "Lot's Wife, a Natural Wonder on the Shore of the Dead Sea.

This rock formation has its roots in biblical times, when Lot's wife was turned into a pillar of salt after disobeying orders of the deliverance angels while attempting to flee the city of Sodom in Israel. This reference is located in the New Testament, as well as in the Book of Genesis.


This 102+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No water damage. There is some bleed through, as well as some surface blemishes on this cover.

  • Product Type: Original Cover; Color
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.5 x 12 inches; 24 x 30 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Natural History, Genesis, Mount Sodom, Biblical References, Religious References, Religion, Brown Bros.