Portraits of Native Americans Photographs from the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition by Charles H. Carpenter

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  • Places & peoples: general interest,
  • c 1900 - c 1914,
  • Reference,
  • Photography,
  • USA,
  • Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions,
  • Photoessays & Documentaries

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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8666496M
ISBN 101565841603
ISBN 109781565841604

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