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Arctic Spectacles

The Frozen North in Visual Culture, 1818-1875

by Russell A. Potter

  • 215 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by University of Washington Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geography,
  • History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • Travel - General,
  • History: American,
  • Arctic regions,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Polar Regions,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • General,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • Documentary photography,
  • Popular culture

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10315190M
    ISBN 100295986794
    ISBN 109780295986791

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