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British Museum book of flowers

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Published by Published for the Trustees of the British Museum by British Museum Publications in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British Museum,
  • Flowers in art

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 189) and index.

    StatementAnne Scott-James, Ray Desmond & Frances Wood.
    ContributionsDesmond, Ray., Wood, Frances, 1948-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN7680 .S36 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1916064M
    ISBN 100714117005
    LC Control Number90124844

    For the past 14 years, under Porter’s stewardship, the museum has been quietly assembling a collection of works on paper by key Modern and contemporary Middle East artists. These works are now celebrated in Reflections: contemporary art of the Middle East and North Africa, a book released this month and an exhibition currently scheduled for February, a set date still to be confirmed.


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