English historical portraits and views of Windsor and Eton.
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English historical portraits and views of Windsor and Eton.

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Published by Leggatt Brothers in London .
Written in English


  • Windsor Castle -- In art -- Exhibitions.,
  • Eton College -- In art -- Exhibitions.,
  • Portrait painting, English -- Exhibitions.,
  • England -- Biography -- Portraits.

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Edition Notes

Catalogue of an exhibition held at Leggatt Brothers, November 1938.

GenreExhibitions., Biography, Portraits.
ContributionsLeggatt Brothers.
The Physical Object
Pagination[34] p. ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19463429M

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