Marbles and bronzes fifty plates from selected subjects in the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities by British Museum. Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities.

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Published by Printed by order of the Trustees in London .

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Subjects:

  • Sculpture, Greek,
  • Bronzes

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Statemented. by A. H. Smith.
ContributionsSmith, A. H. 1860-1941.
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LC ClassificationsNB87 .B826
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6594218M
LC Control Number17002731
OCLC/WorldCa2869918

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