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Yousuf Karsh Heroes of Light and Shadow by Yousuf Karsh

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Published by Stoddart .
Written in English


  • Art Forms, Treatments & Subjects,
  • Photographs: collections,
  • Portraits,
  • Exhibitions,
  • 1908-,
  • Photography,
  • Portrait photography,
  • Photo Techniques,
  • Karsh, Yousuf,,
  • Criticism,
  • Subjects & Themes - Portraits,
  • Celebrities

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Edition Notes

ContributionsDeutsches Historisches Museum (Corporate Author)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8080015M
ISBN 100773733108
ISBN 109780773733107

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