19th-century America paintings and sculpure : an exhibition in celebration of the hundredth anniversary of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, April 16 through September 7, 1970

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Other titlesNineteenth century America., 19th century America.
StatementIntroduction by John K. Howat and John Wilmerding, texts by John K. Howat, Natalie Spassky ... [et al].
ContributionsHowat, John K., Spassky, Natalie., Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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