Health hazards in the arts
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Health hazards in the arts proceedings of 1977 Vermont workshop by

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Published by Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont .
Written in English


  • Artists" materials -- Toxicology,
  • Artists -- Diseases and hygiene

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Julian A. Waller
ContributionsWaller, Julian A., 1932-
The Physical Object
Pagination85 p. ;
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14437906M

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