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A passion for the Arctic the Hans van Berkel Collection : art and handicrafts from Canada, Greenland and Siberia by Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde (Netherlands)

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde (Netherlands),
  • Art collections,
  • Catalogs,
  • Private collections,
  • Handicraft,
  • Chukchi Art,
  • Inuit art

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesHans van Berkel Collection
StatementCunera Buijs, editor ; contributors, Cunera Buijs, Frédéric Laugrand, Jarich Oosten, Cornelius Remie and Karel Stevens
SeriesCollection series / Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde, Collection series (Museum Volkenkunde (Leiden, Netherlands))
ContributionsBuijs, Cunera, editor
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN5272.2.B47 P37 2016
The Physical Object
Pagination142 pages
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27224183M
ISBN 109460224148
ISBN 109789460224140
OCLC/WorldCa933273525

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