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2 edition of Norway in America found in the catalog.

Norway in America

Norwegian-American Museum.

Norway in America

four exhibitions invited from Vesterheim for showing in Hsamar, Lillehammer, Gjøvik ; May 13-August 27, 1989

by Norwegian-American Museum.

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Published by Vesterheim] in [Decorah, Iowa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Norwegian-American Museum.,
  • Art, Norwegian -- Exhibitions.,
  • Norway in art -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementgeneral curator, Marion Nelson ; technical curator, Darrell Henning ; registrar, Lila Nelson.
    ContributionsNelson, Marion J., Norsk utvandrermuseum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6512.5.N67 N67 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination111 p. :
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17170840M

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