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Peacock Room

a cultural biography

by Linda Merrill

  • 136 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Freer Gallery of Art, Yale University Press in Washington, D.C, New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Peacock Room

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-393) and index.

    StatementLinda Merrill.
    ContributionsFreer Gallery of Art.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND237.W6 M57 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination406 p. :
    Number of Pages406
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL361406M
    ISBN 100300069146
    LC Control Number98021534

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