Hieroglyphics of a Natural Man

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

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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 College: Purchased through gifts, by exchange

PR.991.12.2

Printer

John Hagerty, Baltimore

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

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.

Provenance

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

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