Some Nova Scotia women artists by Mount Saint Vincent University. Art Gallery.

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Published by Art Gallery, Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, N.S .

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  • Nova Scotia


  • Art, Canadian -- Nova Scotia -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.,
  • Women artists -- Nova Scotia -- Exhibitions.

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StatementArt Gallery, Mount Saint Vincent University.
LC ClassificationsN6546.N8 M68 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination45 p. :
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4296289M
LC Control Number78324403

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