Hieroglyphics of a Christian

John Morton, probably American or English, late 18th century

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1791

Hand colored etching on laid paper

Image: 12 13/16 × 10 1/16 in. (32.6 × 25.5 cm)

Plate: 13 3/4 × 10 3/16 in. (34.9 × 25.8 cm)

Sheet: 14 7/8 × 10 11/16 in. (37.8 × 27.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through gifts, by exchange

PR.991.12.1

Printer

John Hagerty, Baltimore

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in plate, lower right margin: Morton Sculpt; inscribed, in plate, lower center margin: HIEROGLYPHICKS of a CHRISTIAN / He shall be like a Tree planted by the Water side, that will bring forth his fruit in due Season--Psalm. I. Ver. 3. / Printed by & for John Hagerty Baltimore. 1791

Course History

WRIT 7 , Religion and Literature: Re-visioning the Natural, Nancy Crumbine, Spring 2015

Exhibition History

American Intellectual and Cultural History Through the Civil War, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, History 30, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 10-September 6, 1992.

Provenance

Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1991.

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