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Victorian:the style of empire

Decorative Arts Institute (4th 1996 Toronto, Ont.)

Victorian:the style of empire

selected proceedings of the Fourth Annual Decorative Arts Institute, April 28 to May 1, 1994

by Decorative Arts Institute (4th 1996 Toronto, Ont.)

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Published by Decorative Arts Institute in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

presented by the Decorative Arts Institute; organised by the Royal Ontario Museum and the George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art.

Statementedited by Howard Creel Collinson.
ContributionsCollinson, Howard Creel., Royal Ontario Museum., George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art.
The Physical Object
Pagination160p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22526199M
ISBN 100969938616

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