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Washington deco

Wirz, Hans.

Washington deco

art deco design in the nation"s capital

by Wirz, Hans.

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Smithsonian Institute Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture, Modern -- 20th Century -- United States -- Washington D.C.,
  • Architecture -- United States -- Washington D.C.,
  • Art deco -- United States -- Washington D.C.,
  • Art deco (Architecture) -- United States -- Washington D.C.,
  • Washington D.C. (United States) -- Buildings, Structures, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography : p. 123 - 125.

    StatementHans Wirz and Richard Stringer.
    ContributionsStringer, Richard.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17401013M

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