Presidio soldiers

San Francisco and beyond : the photography of C. Tucker Beckett 1912-1917 by Wayne Bonnett

Publisher: Windgate Press in Sausalito, CA

Written in English
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  • Military history in art,
  • Military cinematography,
  • Soldiers,
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Edition Notes

Other titlesPhotography of C. Tucker Beckett 1912-1917 : Presidio soldiers
StatementWayne Bonnett
ContributionsBeckett, C. Tucker
The Physical Object
Pagination143 p.
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27135848M
ISBN 100915269287
ISBN 109780915269280

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