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Classical sculpture in English country houses

G. B. Waywell

Classical sculpture in English country houses

hand-guide to the classical sculptures of Holkham Hall, Houghton Hall, Chatsworth, Castle Howard, Duncombe Park, and Newby Hall

by G. B. Waywell

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Published by [The compiler] in [London] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Sculpture, Classical -- England.,
    • Sculpture -- England.,
    • Country homes -- England.,
    • Manors -- England.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled by G. D. Waywell.
      ContributionsInternational Congress of Classical Archaeology, London, 1978.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNB86 .W39
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[1], 39 p. :
      Number of Pages39
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4484407M
      LC Control Number79313198

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