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Guide to art galleries in Scotland

Neil Read

Guide to art galleries in Scotland

by Neil Read

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Published by P. Harris Pub. in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Art museums -- Scotland -- Directories,
    • Art galleries, Commercial -- Scotland -- Directories

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled by Neil Read and Tom Wilson.
      ContributionsWilson, Tom, 1954-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN1027.5 .R43 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination56 p. :
      Number of Pages56
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3093831M
      ISBN 100904505723
      LC Control Number82197304
      OCLC/WorldCa10557806

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      The galleries are a short walk further along Belford Road. The Edinburgh Gallery of Modern Art is the primary home to much of Scotland’s outstanding national collection of modern and contemporary art. The Modern Art Galleries include the Gallery of Modern Art and the nearby Dean Gallery. The name Scotland comes is derived from the Latin name for the Gaels – a linguistic group native to Scotland and other countries and regions in the United Kingdom. Alba, the Scots name for Scotland is derived from the Celtic name, Albion. Travelers to this popular tourist destination are captivated by its rich and stunning landscapes,


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