English portrait drawings & miniatures
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English portrait drawings & miniatures by Patrick J. Noon

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Published by Yale Center for British Art in New Haven .
Written in English


  • Portrait drawing, English -- Exhibitions.,
  • Portrait miniatures, English -- Exhibitions.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Patrick J. Noon.
ContributionsYale Center for British Art.
LC ClassificationsNC860 .N66
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 152 p. :
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4430532M
ISBN 100930606159
LC Control Number79063448

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