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Scottish history told by portraits

Scottish National Portrait Gallery.

Scottish history told by portraits

a popular guide to the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh.

by Scottish National Portrait Gallery.

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Published by H. M. Stationery Office in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Portraits, Scottish.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p.
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21977643M

    Scottish history in perspective: a companion to the Scottish National Portrait Gallery,. [Basil C Skinner] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Scotland -- History. Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Thomas Jefferson (Left), And Shannon Lanier (Right) Sixth Great-Grandson Of Thomas Jefferson. Fueled by his passion for history, photographer Drew Gardner recreated portraits of some of the world’s most famous historical figures, featuring their direct descendants as models.

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