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Two centuries of Danish design

Landsforeningen Dansk kunsthaandværk

Two centuries of Danish design

[exhibition] Victoria & Albert Museum, London, April 18-June 3, 1968.

by Landsforeningen Dansk kunsthaandværk

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Published by The Danish Society of Arts and Crafts and Industrial Design in [Copenhagen? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Decoration and ornament -- Denmark,
  • Design, Industrial -- Denmark,
  • Decorative arts -- Denmark

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Text by Esbjørn Hiort. Translation by David Hohnen
    ContributionsHiort, Esbjørn, Victoria and Albert Museum
    The Physical Object
    Pagination100 p.
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22790022M

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