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The frontispiece shows Minerva, the goddess of wisdom and of war, ...
The frontispiece shows Minerva, the goddess of wisdom and of war, ...
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Print shows Minerva, having exchanged her battle raiments for more domestic dress, nursing an infant; at her feet are an owl, a spear, and a shield which bears the likeness of a gorgon. Sitting to the right is Mentor holding an olive branch and teaching "two children the advantages of peace".
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01/01/1778
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Library of Congress
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