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Curiosity CLXXV

Pippa Skotnes

Curiosity CLXXV

a paper cabinet

by Pippa Skotnes

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Published by LLAREC, the Museum Workshop at the University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • University of Cape Town -- Exhibitions.,
  • University of Cape Town -- History -- Exhibitions.,
  • Art, South African -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCuriosity 175
    StatementPipppa Skotnes, Gwen van Embden, Fritha Langerman ; photography by Stephen Inggs.
    GenreExhibitions.
    SeriesLLAREC series in visual history
    ContributionsEmbden, Gwen van., Langerman, Fritha., Inggs, Stephen., University of Cape Town.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN7392.2 .S58 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3456139M
    ISBN 100620333456
    LC Control Number2005380024
    OCLC/WorldCa57532836

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Curating collections at the University of Cape Town." Catalogue to accompany an exhibition produced to celebrate the University of Cape Town's th anniversary, held at Hiddingh Hall, Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town from 22 Nov.

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