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New morality: or The promis'd installment of the high-priest of the Theophilanthropes

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Title
New morality: or The promis'd installment of the high-priest of the Theophilanthropes
Additional title: New morality; or The promis'd installment of the high-priest of the Theophilanthropes
Additional title: Promis'd installment of the high-priest of the Theophilanthropes
Names
Gillray, James, 1756-1815 (Illustrator)
Gillray, James, 1756-1815 (Etcher)
Wright, J. (John), 1770?-1844 (Publisher)
Collection

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: visual materials

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1798-08-01
Place: London
Publisher: Publishd ... by J. Wright, No. 169 Piccadilly, for the Anti-Jacobin Magazine & Review
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz VMAT (MAT-X 0006)
Topics
La Revellière-Lépeaux, Louis-Marie de, 1753-1824
Bedford, Francis Russell, Duke of, 1765-1802
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Foreign public opinion, British
Genres
Caricatures
Prints
Notes
Citation/reference: George, v. 7, no. 9240
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: 1 print: hand-colored etching; image (20.5 x 61.5 cm.); plate mark (27.5 x 62.5 cm).
Description
Print shows the French politician and Theophilanthropist Lépaux standing on a three-legged stool perched upon a stone dais reading Religion de la Nature to surrounding caricatures of people and animals, including the Duke of Bedford as Leviathan. Other figures presented include: William Godwin (as a diminutive ass); Thomas Paine (as a crocodile in stays); Charles Lamb and Charles Lloyd (as frogs); and Coleridge and Southey (as donkey-headed men). The verses below the image begin: "behold! / The Directorial LAMA, sovereign Priest / LEPAUX -- whom Atheists worship -- at whose nod / Bow their meek heads -- the Men without a God!"
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19980492
Library of Congress Control Number: 2007677386
RLIN/OCLC: 230694125
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18197166
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 90cdc770-3aeb-0138-bdf7-517f97d77322
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1756: Creator Born
  • 1798: Issued
  • 1815: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "New morality" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1798-08-01. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/78d28f7a-4c0c-50ff-e040-e00a18061b66

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Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "New morality" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 23, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/78d28f7a-4c0c-50ff-e040-e00a18061b66

APA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. (1798-08-01). New morality Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/78d28f7a-4c0c-50ff-e040-e00a18061b66

Wikipedia Citation

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New morality