Black bodies by Jules Allen

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Published by Delano Greenidge Editions in New York, NY .

Written in English

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  • Allen, Jules, 1947-,
  • Photography of the nude.,
  • Photography of women.,
  • African American women -- Portraits.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementJules Allen.
LC ClassificationsTR675 .A45 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination111 p. :
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3751664M
ISBN 100929445147
LC Control Number2003440436

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