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Death, heaven & the Victorians.

Death, heaven & the Victorians.

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Published by The Gallery in Brighton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Catalogue of an exhibition held from May 6th - August 3rd 1970, orignally as part of the Brighton Festival.

ContributionsBrighton Art Gallery and Museum.
The Physical Object
Pagination53p. :
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17535143M


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