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No idle hands

Laura Addison

No idle hands

the myths & meanings of tramp art

by Laura Addison

  • 99 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tramp art,
  • Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Laura M. Addison ; with essays by Laura M. Addison, Leslie Umberger, Eric M. Zafran
    ContributionsMuseum of International Folk Art (N.M.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK9950 .N6 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination263 pages
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26928136M
    ISBN 10089013622X
    ISBN 109780890136225
    LC Control Number2016047138
    OCLC/WorldCa960762412

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