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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, ...

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 ... More

Libertas Americana. 4 Juil. 1776 Non sine Diis animosus infans / / dessin de la medaille des etats unis de l'amerique compose par A.E. Gibelin en 1783.

Libertas Americana. 4 Juil. 1776 Non sine Diis animosus infans / / des...

Design drawing executed not later than September 1782 by Antoine Esprit Gibelin shows Minerva (representing France) standing, leaning forward, holding a spear in raised right hand and a shield, with a fleur-de-... More

While Commerce spreads her canvas o'er the main, ...

While Commerce spreads her canvas o'er the main, ...

Print shows Columbia with two children being welcomed by Minerva.

Sous la gloire des augustes maisons de nos princes, Minerve deésse protectrice de la France, contemple le tiers etat figuré par un laboureur poussant sa charrue dans un sillon

Sous la gloire des augustes maisons de nos princes, Minerve deésse pro...

Print shows Minerva, gazing fondly heavenward, standing on the top level of a tiered checkerboard, holding a pike with banner and a shield with the likeness of Medusa on it; in a pastoral setting is a member of... More

[Allegorical scene of female figures in clouds atop columns]

[Allegorical scene of female figures in clouds atop columns]

Unfinished drawing shows three female figures and three cherubs in clouds atop columns, perhaps a design for a certificate. In the center a woman wearing a head scarf holds and touches three cherubs. To her rig... More

America guided by wisdom An allegorical representation of the United States depicting their independence and prosperity / / Drawn by John J. Barralett ; engraved by B. Tanner.

America guided by wisdom An allegorical representation of the United S...

Allegorical print shows America as a woman in Grecian dress and feathered helmut with Roman deities Minerva, Ceres, and Mercury to symbolize wisdom, commerce, and agriculture. To their right is a triumphal arch... More

Justice rendue au courage

Justice rendue au courage

Print shows Minerva or Justice crowning an Ultra royalist on the left with an over-sized candle snuffer or extinguisher and an officer of the empire on the right with a laurel wreath.

Proverbes no. 5 -- Naissance de la renommée ou d'un sac à charbon il ne sort pas de farine

Proverbes no. 5 -- Naissance de la renommée ou d'un sac à charbon il n...

Print shows Minerva vomiting in a bed after giving birth to Fame who lies crying into a trumpet in a cradle next to her. Title from item. (DLC/PP-1921:R2.108). Forms part of: French Political Cartoon Collection... More

[Study for bank-note vignette: Minerva with classical figures]

[Study for bank-note vignette: Minerva with classical figures]

Purchase; John Carbonell; 1980, (DLC/PP-1981:026.3).

Old Dominion polka

Old Dominion polka

An illustrated sheet music cover for a polka composed by Henry Bellman. Within a circular, ornamental border is an allegorical scene based on the seal of the State of Virginia. A helmeted female figure armed w... More

Ode to liberty. Cordially dedicated to all the human race

Ode to liberty. Cordially dedicated to all the human race

A sheet music cover, illustrated with the personification of Liberty in the form of the helmeted goddess Minerva. Her helmet is adorned with a laurel wreath and four large plumes. With her left arm she support... More

The olympus of corruption - "Apollo strikes the lyre and charms the gods" / Gillam.

The olympus of corruption - "Apollo strikes the lyre and charms the go...

Illustration shows James G. Blaine as Apollo playing a lyre labeled "N.Y. Tribune" fashioned from the body of Whitelaw Reid, before a gathering of the gods on Olympus; among those present are Cyrus Field as Mer... More

Elihu Vedder - [Minerva]

Elihu Vedder - [Minerva]

Sketch for mosaic design in the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building great hall shows the goddess Minerva driving a horse-drawn chariot. Title devised by Library staff. Notation on recto: "9 - 1 in." N... More

Elihu Vedder - Design for Minerva Congressional Library

Elihu Vedder - Design for Minerva Congressional Library

Study drawing shows full-length design for mosaic of Minerva facing right, with a staff in her right hand and a scroll in her left. The mosaic of Minerva was installed in the Jefferson Building of the Library o... More

Elihu Vedder - Study Minerva Washington Congressional Library

Elihu Vedder - Study Minerva Washington Congressional Library

Drawing shows bust and shoulders of Minerva facing right, and above her left an arm holding a scroll. This is a study for the mosaic of Minerva installed in the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress in ... More

Minerva, design for a mosaic by Elihu Vedder, Congressional Library, Washington

Minerva, design for a mosaic by Elihu Vedder, Congressional Library, W...

Photo of Design for mosaic for the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building showing Minerva holding spear and scroll, with winged statue, rain, and portrait medallion in lower right corner. Copley print co... More

Japan makes her début under Columbia's auspices / Keppler.

Japan makes her début under Columbia's auspices / Keppler.

Print shows Columbia introducing "Japan" to Britannia as a group of women labeled "Russia, Turkey, Italy, Austria, Spain, [and] France" gather around, with Minerva is sitting on the left; a woman labeled "China... More

Arts and science, canopy of the rotunda

Arts and science, canopy of the rotunda

United States Capitol mural by Brumidi. Title devised. Listed in Detroit Publishing Co. negative log as enlargement from no. 9849, by Glover, May 1904. "Copyright by Detroit Photographic Co." and "09893" on neg... More

Comité d'assistance en Alsace-Lorraine. Tombola artistique. Exposition du 7 au 30 avril 1916 au Musée des Arts Décoratifs

Comité d'assistance en Alsace-Lorraine. Tombola artistique. Exposition...

Two girls [Alsace and Lorraine] running towards the figure of Minerva. Translation of title: An auction and exhibition organized by the Relief Committee in Alsace-Lorraine April 7-30, 1916 at the Musée des Art... More

[Great Hall. Detail of paired sculptures of Minerva of War and Minerva of Peace. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Great Hall. Detail of paired sculptures of Minerva of War and Minerva...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

[Great Hall. Detail of paired sculptures of Minerva of Peace and Minerva of War. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.]

[Great Hall. Detail of paired sculptures of Minerva of Peace and Miner...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Library of Congress Series in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

Triumph of liberty. Dedicated to its defenders in America / drawn by Jn. Fis. Renault, N. York, September, 1795 ; engraved by P.C. Verger, N. York, November 1796.

Triumph of liberty. Dedicated to its defenders in America / drawn by J...

Print shows an allegory of liberty flourishing and monarchy and tyranny in decline. In a wooded grove Minerva, with a shield bearing the arms of the United States and a flag emblazoned with stars, pours libatio... More

Triumph of liberty. Dedicated to its defenders in America / drawn by Jn. Fis. Renault, N. York, September, 1795 ; engraved by P.C. Verger, N. York, November 1796.

Triumph of liberty. Dedicated to its defenders in America / drawn by J...

Print shows an allegory of liberty flourishing and monarchy and tyranny in decline. In a wooded grove Minerva, with a shield bearing the arms of the United States and a flag emblazoned with stars, pours libatio... More

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Temple of liberty

Temple of liberty

A crude allegorical woodcut, bold in design, and probably produced for a banner or similar type of display. In the center is a peristyle Temple with an altar on which the figure of Liberty rises from a flame. T... More

Temple of liberty. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Temple of liberty. Book illustration from Library of Congress

A crude allegorical woodcut, bold in design, and probably produced for a banner or similar type of display. In the center is a peristyle Temple with an altar on which the figure of Liberty rises from a flame. T... More