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The National Gallery in wartime

Suzanne Bosman

The National Gallery in wartime

by Suzanne Bosman

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Published by National Gallery Company, Distributed by Yale University Press in London, [New Haven, Conn.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National Gallery (Great Britain) -- History -- 20th century,
  • Art treasures in war -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 127).

    StatementSuzanne Bosman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN1070 .B64 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23871799M
    ISBN 101857094247
    ISBN 109781857094244
    LC Control Number2008930462

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