photographs of Margaret Bourke-White. Edited by Sean Callahan. Introd. by Theodore M. Brown. Foreword by Carl Mydans. by Margaret Bourke-White

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  • Bourke-White, Margaret, -- 1904-1971.,
  • Photography, Artistic,
  • Photography, Journalistic

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ContributionsCallahan, Sean
LC ClassificationsTR 140 B6 A29 1972 OVER-SIZED
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21548374M
ISBN 100821204629
LC Control Number73080415

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