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Allegory of misrule.

Helen Chadwick

Allegory of misrule.

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Published by Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery in Birmingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Publicity card for the exhibition held at Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery, 13 August-9 September 1987.

ContributionsCity Museum and Art Gallery (Birmingham, England)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13904025M


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