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2 edition of Nigerian traditional sculpture found in the catalog.

Nigerian traditional sculpture

Cardiff University Art Group.

Nigerian traditional sculpture

Central Hall, University College, Cardiff, 23 April to 17 May 1974

by Cardiff University Art Group.

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Published by University College in Cardiff .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sculpture, Nigerian -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [9]

    Statementpresented by Cardiff University Art Group.
    ContributionsUniversity College, Cardiff.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNB1099.N5 C37 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[48] p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5257133M
    ISBN 100901426121
    LC Control Number75330524


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