Hieroglyphics of a Natural Man

after John Morton, American or British, late 18th century


about 1791

Hand colored etching on wove paper

Image: 12 11/16 × 9 7/16 in. (32.3 × 24 cm)

Sheet: 14 11/16 × 10 3/16 in. (37.3 × 25.8 cm)

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



John Hagerty, Baltimore


Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, lower center margin: HIEROGLYPHICKS of the NATURAL MAN. / Cut it down, why cumbreth it the Ground. Luke VII. Ver. 7.

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.


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

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