The 1889 bronze statue of Minerva by sculptor Jacob H. Fjelde (1855 - 1896) in the Hennepin County Central Library, Minneapolis - The sculpture was cast by the American Bronze Company of Chicago.  The statue of Minerva has welcomed patrons to the Central Library in Minneapolis since it opened in 1889. Minerva is the ancient Roman goddess of wisdom, learning, and the arts.
The 1889 bronze statue of Minerva by sculptor Jacob H. Fjelde (1855 - 1896) in the Hennepin County Central Library, Minneapolis - The sculpture was cast by the American Bronze Company of Chicago. The statue of Minerva has welcomed patrons to the Central Library in Minneapolis since it opened in 1889. Minerva is the ancient Roman goddess of wisdom, learning, and the arts.