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    • Title: Egyptian Museum. The objects in this museum, numbering upwards of 1,000, were almost all taken from the tombs and ruined cities of Egypt, in the presence and under the supervision of Dr. Abbtt [sic] ...
      • Description: 1 poster : b&w ; 60.5 x 48.5 cm.
      • Citation: Brooklyn Museum Libraries. Wilbour Library of Egyptology. Special Collections
      • Imprint: [New York, N.Y.] : s.n., [1853] (197 Centre Street, opposite Hester, New York : J.W. Harrison)
      • Date: 1853
      • Call Number: N364 N43 Ab2 1853p 
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