Carved Decorative Panels
Two relief panels. The one on the left represents a man teaching a youth, the one on the right a mother instructing two small children
The building was adapted to a library in 1870, the relief panels were produced by Fontana in 1878.
Inscribed on right hand panel:WISDOM IS THE PRINCIPAL THING/THEREFORE GET WISDOM, AND WITH/ LL THY GETTING, GET UNDERSTANDING
Inscribed on left hand panel:TAKE FAST HOLD OF INSTRUCTION/LET HER NOT GO, KEEP HER, FOR/SHE IS THY LIFE JM. MDCCCLXXVIII
[Both of these inscriptions have been taken from Proverbs 2-4 verses 7 and 8 respectively.]
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