"New Morality; or The promis'd Installment of the High Priest of the Theophilanthhops, with the Homage of Leviathan and his Suite"

James Gillray, English, 1756 - 1815


published August 1, 1798

Etching on wove paper

Image: 8 1/4 × 24 7/16 in. (20.9 × 62 cm)

Sheet: 11 5/16 × 25 9/16 in. (28.8 × 65 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through a gift from the Cremer Foundation in memory of J. Theodore Cremer



John Wright, London, England


Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in plate, beneath image, lower right: Js. Gillray. inv. + fect-; inscribed, in plate, beneath image, lower center to right: -Publishd. August 1st. 1798. by J. Wright No. 169. Piccadilly. for the Anti-Jacobin Magazine + review-; inscribed, in plate, bottom margin, left to right: NEW MORALITY, -or- The promis'd Installment of the High Priest of the THEOPHILANTHROPES, - with the Homage of Leviathan and his Suite.- / [text of poem inscribed in 4 columns across bottom margin]

Course History

ENGL 20, Age of Satire, Alysia Garrison, Winter 2014

ENGL 21, Reason and Revolution, Alysia Garrison, Spring 2014

ENGL 22, The Rise of the Novel, Alysia Garrison, Spring 2015

Exhibition History

Past, Present, and Future: New Acquisitions in British Prints, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 30, 2004.


Childs Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 2004.

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