Two centuries of Danish design

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Published by Danish Society of Arts and Crafts and Industrial Design in [Denmark] .

Written in English

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Catalogue of the exhibition held V&A Museum, April 18-June 3, 1968.

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Statement[text and layout by Esbjørn Hohnen].
SeriesDenmark in Britain -- 68
ContributionsVictoria and Albert Museum., Landsforeningen Dansk Kunsthaandvaerk.
The Physical Object
Pagination100p. :
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18430716M

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