JAIC 1993, Volume 32, Number 3, Article 1 (pp. 213 to 230)
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JAIC 1993, Volume 32, Number 3, Article 1 (pp. 213 to 230)

BALEEN IN MUSEUM COLLECTIONS: ITS SOURCES, USES, AND IDENTIFICATION

JULIE A. LAUFFENBURGER




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FURTHER READING

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AUTHOR INFORMATION

JULIE A. LAUFFENBURGER received a B.A. in art history from Cornell University in 1985 and an M.A. and certificate of advanced study in art conservation from the State University College at Buffalo, New York, in 1989. She is assistant objects conservator at the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. Address: Walters Art Gallery, 600 N. Charles St., Baltimore, Md. 21201.


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