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2 edition of Portrait of a period found in the catalog.

Portrait of a period

a collection of Notman photographs 1856 to 1915

by William Notman

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Published by McGill University Press in Montreal .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementdited by J.Russell Harper and Stanley Triggs.
ContributionsHarper, J Russell., Triggs, Stanley.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19542150M

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