Arts and Sciences

Arts and Sciences

Minerva, the Goddess of Wisdom, stands gloriously prominent, with the helmet and spear, as she springs full-grown from the brain of Jupiter. In meek attitudes, but with glowing faces, attentive to her teachings, are Benjamin Franklin, Printer and Philosopher, Robert Fulton, of Steamboat renown, and S.F.B. Morse, the generally acknowledged inventor of the Magnetic Telegraph. There are also boys, with wondering eyes and expressive gestures, listening to the instructions of a school teacher.

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