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people & places of Constantinople watercolours by Amadeo Count Preziosi, 1816-1882 by Briony Llewellyn

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Published by Victoria & Albert Museum in [London] .
Written in English


  • Preziosi, Amadeo, 1816-1882 -- Exhibitions.,
  • Istanbul (Turkey) in art -- Exhibitions.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesPeople and places of Constantinople.
StatementBriony Llewellyn and Charles Newton.
ContributionsNewton, Charles., Victoria and Albert Museum.
LC ClassificationsND2035.M353 P742 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination54 p. :
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2615344M
ISBN 100948107030
LC Control Number85180068

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