"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

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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 College: Purchased through a gift from the Cremer Foundation in memory of J. Theodore Cremer

PR.2004.28

Publisher

John Wright, London, England

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

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

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

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

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.

Provenance

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

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