John Singleton Copley in England
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Published by Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Tex .
Written in English


  • Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815 -- Exhibitions.

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Edition Notes

StatementEmily Ballew Neff ; with an essay by William L. Pressly.
ContributionsPressly, William L., 1944-, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
LC ClassificationsND237.C7 A4 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination182 p. :
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL792151M
ISBN 100890900701
LC Control Number95024702

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