From the land of the totem poles the Northwest Coast Indian art collection at the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History.

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Published by The Museum, University of Washington Press in New York, Seattle .

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  • American Museum of Natural History -- History,
  • Indian art -- Northwest Coast of North America -- Collectors and collecting -- History

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StatementAldona Jonaitis ; color photographs by Stephen S. Myers.
ContributionsJonaitis, Aldona, 1948-
The Physical Object
Pagination269 p. :
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18008880M
ISBN 100295970227

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