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Portrait miniatures from private collections

Robin Bolton-Smith

Portrait miniatures from private collections

June 25, 1976-January 9, 1977

by Robin Bolton-Smith

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Published by National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Portrait miniatures, American -- Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    Exchange; Smithsonian.

    Statement[Robin Bolton-Smith].
    GenreExhibitions
    ContributionsNational Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.).
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND1333.W3 N37
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14764447M


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