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The Polish Portrait : Tradition And Historical Awareness
The Polish Portrait : Tradition And Historical Awareness


 
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ISBN: 9788360959558

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Luxuriously illustrated album dedicated to the Portrait Gallery in Wilanow Palace.
The album features portraits and short biographies of the most famous Poles, Royals and royal families from the 16th to the 19th centuries. Color pictures and portraits.  The album includes detailed histories and biographical details.  English language Edition
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  • 423 Pages
  • Hardcover
  • Size 9.5" x 12"
  • 2012
  • Printed In Poland

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