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StatementAlison Coles, Bethan Hurst, Peter Winsor.
ContributionsColes, Alison., Hurst, Bethan., Winsor, Peter., Great Britain. Museums and Galleries Commission.
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Pagination116p. ;
Number of Pages116
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Open LibraryOL22642830M
ISBN 10094863071X

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