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Pierpont Morgan wing a handbook by Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Morgan Collection.

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Written in English



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Statementby Joseph Breck ... and Meyric R. Rogers.
ContributionsBreck, Joseph, b. 1885., Rogers, Meyric R. 1893-
LC ClassificationsN611 .M7 1929
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 394 p.
Number of Pages394
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6726420M
LC Control Number29007405

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