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Purchase of historical Indian paintings.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Library

Purchase of historical Indian paintings.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Library

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art,
  • Expenditures, Public,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesResolution of inquiry on purchasing historical Indian paintings
    SeriesH.misdoc.312
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15992772M

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