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pigments and vehicles of the old masters Cantor Lectures delivered before the Society, Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 14, 1891. by Arthur Pillans Laurie

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Written in English


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Reprinted from Journal of Society of Arts, 1891-2.

SeriesCantor Lectures
ContributionsRoyal Society of Arts.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 vol
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13653874M

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