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Traditional African sculpture

Traditional African sculpture

shown at Swansea, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, 10 June to 13 July, Cardiff, National Museum of Wales, 20 July to 31 August.

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Published by s.n. in [Swansea? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sculpture, African -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: County Borough of Swansea, Art Galleries Committee (with the support of the Arts Council of Great Britain, Welsh Committee).

    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsArts Council of Great Britain. Welsh Committee., Swansea (Wales). City Council. Art Galleries Committee., Glynn Vivian Art Gallery., National Museum of Wales.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[21] p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18946506M

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