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Birmingham gold and silver, 1773-1973

City Museum and Art Gallery (Birmingham, England)

Birmingham gold and silver, 1773-1973

an exhibition celebrating the bicentenary of the Assay Office, 28 July-16 September 1973.

by City Museum and Art Gallery (Birmingham, England)

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Published by City Museum and Art Gallery in Birmingham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Goldwork -- England -- Birmingham -- Exhibitions.,
  • Silverwork -- England -- Birmingham -- Exhibitions.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK7144.B57 B57 1973
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v.:
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14786156M

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