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Other titlesTibetan thankas in the Indian Museum.
StatementSipra Chakravarti, keeper, Art Section.
ContributionsChakravarti, Sipra.
LC ClassificationsNK1676 .I53 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 56 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3927907M
LC Control Number81901730

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