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Important continental pictures of the 19th and 20th centuries

Christie, Manson & Woods

Important continental pictures of the 19th and 20th centuries

[exhibition catalogue]

by Christie, Manson & Woods

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Published by Christie, Manson & Woods in London .
Written in English


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Pagination114 p. :
Number of Pages114
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Open LibraryOL26622071M

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The century had the first global-scale total wars between world powers across continents and oceans in World War I and World War II. Nationalism became a major political issue in the world in the 20th century, acknowledged in international law along with the right of nations to self-determination, official decolonization in the mid-century, and related regional ies: 19th century, 20th century, 21st century. The History of Photography Archive is a privately owned collection of original 19th and 20th century photographs, publications, and related artifacts, that traces the technical and artistic development of photography from its origins in England and France in the early 19th century up through worldwide use in the midth century.

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