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museum for the people

a history of Museum Victoria and its predecessors, 1854-2000

by Carolyn Rasmussen

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Published by Scribe Publications in Melbourne .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Melbourne (Vic.),
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Museum Victoria.,
    • Museums -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.) -- History.,
    • Melbourne (Vic.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 410-416) and index.

      StatementCarolyn Rasmusen together with 46 contributors.
      ContributionsMuseum Victoria.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAM101.M52 R37 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 423 p. :
      Number of Pages423
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3599750M
      ISBN 100908011695
      LC Control Number2002327631

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