Pennsylvania German folk art: from the Index of American Design
Dept. of Education Resources, Education Division, National Gallery of Art, 1996 - Art - 16 pages
Text of narration accompanying a slide program about Pennsylvania Dutch art, a distinctive folk style transplanted from Europe by immigrants who settled in southeastern Pennsylvania.
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