Portraits, paintings & busts in the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh -- Art collections.,
  • Surgeons -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- Biography.,
  • Surgeons -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- Pictorial works.,
  • Painting -- Private collections -- Scotland -- Edinburgh.,
  • Busts -- Private collections -- Scotland -- Edinburgh.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-234) and index.

Book details

Other titlesPortraits, paintings, and busts in the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
StatementAlastair H.B. Masson.
ContributionsMasson, Alastair H. B.
LC ClassificationsRD27.34 .R69 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 244 p. :
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL556539M
ISBN 100950362042
LC Control Number96139161

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