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story of Spitalfields an exhibition by Spitalfields Travelling Exhibition Group.

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Published by The Group in (London .
Written in English

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Statementarranged by the ... group ... in co-ordination with the Friends of Christ Church Spitalfields.
ContributionsFriends of Christ Church Spitalfields., Spitalfields Project., Inner London Education Authority. Centre for Learning Resources.
The Physical Object
Pagination29 p. ;
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20852717M

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