[An allegory of learning and scientific enquiry.]
Engrav'd for the General Magazine of Arts & Sciences for W. Owen at Temple Bar 1756.
Etching, frontispiece(?), image 170 x 105mm. 6¾ x 4¼". One small tear to upper margin.
The composition includes scholars pouring over a globe, one with a compass, also an orrery, boys with writing tablets and books in a library in the background. For Benjamin Martin's 'General magazine of arts and sciences' (W. Owen, 1755-1757). Following initial issue as monthly parts, directions were provided for binding annual volumes.
See Wellcome Library 35600/B.
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