2 edition of The Discovery of the city. found in the catalog.
The Discovery of the city.
Deals with the years immediately preceding World War I, when artists as well as writers and politicians first showed an awareness of the importance of the city in American life.
Sound disc converted to cassette.
|Statement||Metropolitan Museum of Art.|
|Series||Discovering American history through art|
|Contributions||Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||115|
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