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A local museum for Islington

Chris Ellmers

A local museum for Islington

a feasibility study

by Chris Ellmers

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Published by Islington Libraries in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Museums -- England -- London.,
  • Islington (London, England)

  • Edition Notes

    Cover has A museum for Islington.

    Other titlesA museum for Islington.
    Statementprepared by Chris Ellmers.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAM43.L6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination53p. :
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20811110M
    ISBN 10090226012X
    OCLC/WorldCa60016217

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