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Portraits of the American people

Alwyn Scott Turner

Portraits of the American people

a monumental portfolio of photographs.

by Alwyn Scott Turner

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Published by Avant garde in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Turner, Alwyn Scott.

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    SeriesAvant Garde -- 13, Avant Garde -- 13.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationca50p. :
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13872232M

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