Portrait drawings by Scottish artists 1750-1850
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Portrait drawings by Scottish artists 1750-1850

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Published by Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh .
Written in English


  • Portrait drawing -- Exhibitions.,
  • Drawing -- 18th century -- Exhibitions.,
  • Drawing -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.,
  • Portraits, Scottish -- Exhibitions.

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Edition Notes

Statementan exhibition arranged by the Scottish National Portrait Gallery for the Arts Council-Scottish Committee.
ContributionsScottish National Portrait Gallery., Arts Council of Great Britain. Scottish Committee.
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p. ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19770433M

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