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Backyard visionaries

grassroots art in the Midwest

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle West.
    • Subjects:
    • Outsider art -- Middle West.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-139) and index.

      StatementBarbara Brackman and Cathy Dwigans, editors.
      ContributionsBrackman, Barbara., Dwigans, Cathy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN6522 .B23 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination146 p. :
      Number of Pages146
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL356597M
      ISBN 100700609040
      LC Control Number98016447

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