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Published by Yale University Press in association with the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in New Haven .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nutting, Wallace, -- 1861-1941,
  • Photographers -- United States -- Biography,
  • Furniture -- Collectors and collecting -- United States -- History -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-222) and index.

StatementThomas Andrew Denenberg.
GenreBiography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK2439.N87 D46 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 228 p. :
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23270839M
ISBN 100300096836
LC Control Number2002014448

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