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2 edition of Masks of the northwest coast found in the catalog.

Masks of the northwest coast

Milwaukee Public Museum.

Masks of the northwest coast

by Milwaukee Public Museum.

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by The Museum in Milwaukee .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kwakiutl Indians,
  • Indian masks -- North America.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Robert Ritzenthaler and Lee A. Parsons. Introd. and documentation by Samuel A. Barrett. Text by Marion Johnson Mochon.
    SeriesPublications in primitive art (Milwaukee Public Museum) -- 2
    ContributionsRitzenthaler, Robert Eugene, 1911-., Parsons, Lee Allen, 1932-., Barrett, S. A. 1879-1965., Mochon, Marion Johnson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE99 K9 M5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination102 p. --
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17220840M

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