Descriptive and Historical Catalogue of the Pictures in the National Gallery: With Biographical Notices of the Deceased Painters : British School, at Trafalgar Square and South Kensington

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George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1869 - Painters - 191 pages
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