Past Exhibitions

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Discoveries
Art, Science and Exploration from the University of Cambridge Museums

Tue 27 May 2014 to Sun 27 July 2014
Mellon Gallery (13)
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The Rampant Lions Press: A Letterpress Odyssey

Tue 18 March 2014 to Sun 18 May 2014
Octagon Gallery (10)
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From root to tip: Botanical art in Britain

Tue 28 January 2014 to Sun 11 May 2014
Shiba Gallery (14)
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A world of private mystery: John Craxton, RA (1922-2009)

Tue 3 December 2013 to Mon 21 April 2014
Mellon Gallery
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Wickham Market Hoard

Sun 1 December 2013 to Sun 2 March 2014
Octagon Gallery (10)
Free

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Edmund de Waal
On White: Porcelain Stories from the Fitzwilliam

Fri 29 November 2013 to Sun 23 February 2014
Galleries 33, 26 & 28
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The night of longing: Love and desire in Japanese prints

Tue 1 October 2013 to Sun 12 January 2014
Shiba Gallery (14)
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Origins of the Afro Comb:
6,000 years of culture, politics and identity

Tue 2 July 2013 to Sun 3 November 2013
Fitzwilliam Museum: Gallery 13 (Mellon) & 8 (Octagon) + The Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology (MAA). Please note that the installation at the MAA closes on 28 September.
Free

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Fashioning Switzerland: Portraits and landscapes by Markus Dinkel and his contemporaries

Tue 4 June 2013 to Sun 22 September 2013
Shiba Gallery (14)
FREE

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Quentin Blake: Drawn by Hand

Tue 12 February 2013 to Sun 12 May 2013
Free

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Nature and artifice in Altdorfer’s prints

Tue 19 February 2013 to Mon 6 May 2013
Charrington Print Room
Free

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China’s White Gold
Contemporary Porcelain from Jingdezhen

Tue 18 December 2012 to Mon 1 April 2013
Mellon (13)

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Sculpture Promenade 2012

Tue 6 March 2012 to Sun 31 March 2013
Front lawn

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Calligraphy Today

Sat 10 November 2012 to Sun 24 February 2013
Armoury (31)

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Higher Ground: Prints by Gerhart Frankl (1901-65)

Tue 16 October 2012 to Sun 3 February 2013
Charrington Print Room (16)

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Snow Country: Woodcuts of the Japanese Winter

Tue 2 October 2012 to Sun 13 January 2013
Shiba Gallery (14)

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The Search for Immortality: Tomb Treasures of Han China

Sat 5 May 2012 to Sun 11 November 2012

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Designed to Impress: Highlights from the print collection

Tue 3 April 2012 to Sun 7 October 2012
Charrington Print Room (16)

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Edgelands - Prints by George Shaw and Michael Landy

Tue 27 March 2012 to Sun 30 September 2012

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Ceramic art, craft and tales from Medieval Cyprus

Tue 3 July 2012 to Sun 23 September 2012
Cyprus Gallery (Room 22)

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England and the Dutch Republic in the age of Vermeer: Coins and medals from the 17th-cenutry

Tue 4 October 2011 to Sun 1 April 2012
Glaisher Gallery (27)

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Triumph, protection and dreams: The East African headrest in context

Exhibition now extended to Sunday, 25 March

Explore the history, function and significance of the headrest from ancient Egypt to west and central Africa through this special exhibition.

Tue 20 September 2011 to Sun 25 March 2012
Octagon Gallery (10)

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Grey matters: Graphite

Tue 29 November 2011 to Sun 11 March 2012
Shiba Gallery (14)

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Work, rest and play: Women and children in prints after Chardin

Tue 6 September 2011 to Sun 4 March 2012
Charrington Print Room (16)

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Vermeer's Women: Secrets and Silence

Wed 5 October 2011 to Sun 15 January 2012
Mellon Gallery (13)

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Splendour and Power: Imperial Treasures from Vienna

Tue 16 August 2011 to Sun 15 January 2012
Adeane Gallery (12)

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Flower Drawings: Redouté and his Pupils

Tue 19 July 2011 to Sun 30 October 2011
Shiba Gallery (14)

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Special Displays

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Victorian Style Wars: The Medal in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Tue 31 May 2011 to Sun 2 October 2011
Glaisher Gallery

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Treasure Under Your Feet

Tue 29 March 2011 to Sun 4 September 2011
Octagon Gallery (10)
Free

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Italian Etchings: The Draughtsman's Print

Tue 22 February 2011 to Mon 29 August 2011
Charrington Print Room (16)

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Italian Drawings: Highlights from the Collection

Extended to 17 July

Tue 8 March 2011 to Sun 17 July 2011
Mellon Gallery (13)
Free

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Special Displays

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Inflation, War and Global Financial Crisis

Mon 22 November 2010 to Sun 29 May 2011
Glaisher Gallery (27)
Free

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Afterlife

Tue 14 December 2010 to Sun 8 May 2011
Shiba Gallery (14)
Free

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Special Displays

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English Silver Drinking Vessels from the Gray Collection

Mon 15 November 2010 to Fri 1 April 2011
Armoury (31)
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Kings, Satraps and Shahs: Persian coinage through the ages

Tue 21 September 2010 to Sun 13 March 2011
Octagon Gallery (10)
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Galileo and his contemporaries: Portraits by Ottavio Leoni (1578-1630)

Tue 2 November 2010 to Sun 13 February 2011
Charrington Print Room (16)
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Sculpture Promenade 2010

Tue 23 March 2010 to Sat 29 January 2011
Museum lawns fronting Trumpington Street
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Epic of the Persian Kings: The Art of Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh

Sat 11 September 2010 to Sun 9 January 2011
Mellon Gallery (13)
Free

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Objects of Affection: Pre-Raphaelite Portraits by John Brett

Tue 14 September 2010 to Sun 28 November 2010
Shiba Gallery (14)
Free

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Nubia - Past and Present

Tue 5 October 2010 to Sun 31 October 2010
Courtyard Screens
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Prized Possessions: Lord Fitzwilliam’s album of prints after Adam Elsheimer

Tue 25 May 2010 to Sun 26 September 2010
Charrington Print Room (Gallery 16)
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21st Century Engraved Glass

Tue 15 June 2010 to Sun 15 August 2010
Octagon (Gallery 10)
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Gifts of the Ebb Tide

Tue 18 May 2010 to Sun 15 August 2010
Shiba Gallery (Gallery 14)
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Maggi Hambling: The Wave

Tue 27 April 2010 to Sun 8 August 2010
Mellon Gallery (Gallery 13)

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Netsuke: Japanese Art in Miniature

Tue 23 February 2010 to Sun 30 May 2010
Octagon Gallery (Gallery 10)

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Clouds and Myths: Monotypes by Lino Mannocci

Tue 9 February 2010 to Sun 9 May 2010
Shiba Gallery (Gallery 14)

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The Angel and the Virgin: A Brief History of the Annunciation

Tue 9 February 2010 to Sun 9 May 2010
Charrington Print Room (Gallery 16)

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Sargent, Sickert & Spencer

Tue 8 December 2009 to Mon 5 April 2010
Mellon Gallery (Gallery 13)
Free

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Special Displays

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Matthew Boulton and the Industrial Revolution

Tue 22 September 2009 to Sun 21 March 2010
Glaisher Gallery (Gallery 27)
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A Lifetime of Connoisseurship:
Graham Pollard and the study of the medal

Tue 27 October 2009 to Sun 31 January 2010
Octagon (Gallery 10)
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Sculpture Promenade 2009

Tue 28 April 2009 to Sat 30 January 2010
Museum lawns fronting Trumpington Street
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Recent Acquisitions of Drawings & Prints

Tue 20 October 2009 to Sun 24 January 2010
Shiba Gallery (Gallery 14)

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Lumière
Lithographs by Odilon Redon

Tue 22 September 2009 to Sun 10 January 2010
Charrington Print Room (Gallery 16)
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Special Displays

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Courtyard Installation: '100 Questions'

Tue 10 November 2009 to Sun 29 November 2009
Courtyard

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Black to Kemet: Placing Egypt back in Africa

Tue 6 October 2009 to Sun 25 October 2009
Courtyard
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Endless Forms: Charles Darwin, Natural Science and the Visual Arts

Tue 16 June 2009 to Sun 4 October 2009

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Commodore Perry and the Opening of Japan: Naval Diplomat and Collector

Wed 1 April 2009 to Sun 20 September 2009
Gallery 27

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The Immortal Stone -
Chinese jades from the Neolithic period to the twentieth century

Tue 27 January 2009 to Sun 31 May 2009
Octagon (Gallery 10)
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Changing faces: Anthony Van Dyck as an etcher

Tue 17 February 2009 to Sun 17 May 2009
Charrington Print Room (Gallery 16)
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Kachōfūgetsu - the natural world in Japanese prints

Tue 17 February 2009 to Sun 17 May 2009
Shiba Gallery (Gallery 14)
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'I Turned it into a Palace': Sir Sydney Cockerell and The Fitzwilliam Museum

This exhibition will celebrate one of the most enriching periods in the history of the Fitzwilliam Museum, the Directorship of Sir Sydney Cockerell (1908 - 1937).

Tue 4 November 2008 to Tue 17 March 2009
Mellon Gallery (Gallery 13)

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Dreams and Lies - Picasso prints from the collection of The Fitzwilliam Museum

Tue 7 October 2008 to Sun 8 February 2009
Shiba Gallery (Gallery 14)
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Palaces in the Night
The urban landscape in Whistler’s prints

Tue 23 September 2008 to Sun 18 January 2009

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From the Land of the Golden Fleece: Tomb Treasures of Ancient Georgia

Thu 2 October 2008 to Sun 4 January 2009
Galleries 11 & 12

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Bordering the Black Sea: Greeks, 'Barbarians' and their Coins

Thu 2 October 2008 to Sun 4 January 2009
Octagon Gallery (Gallery 10)

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Special Displays

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Japanese Pottery

Wed 24 September 2008 to Tue 30 December 2008
Glaisher Gallery (Gallery 28)

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Artwork from the 'Virtual Egypt' project

Sat 27 September 2008 to Fri 19 December 2008
Education Lobby Area

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The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book and Lady Nevell's Book

Tue 7 October 2008 to Sun 14 December 2008
Gallery 3

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Chinese Imperial Jades

Thu 1 May 2008 to Sun 30 November 2008
Chinese Gallery (Gallery 28)

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New Art From Old

Wed 22 October 2008 to Sun 2 November 2008
Courtyard

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Christopher Le Brun - Fifty Etchings 2005

Tue 20 May 2008 to Sun 28 September 2008
Shiba Gallery (Gallery 14)

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On the Shoulders of Giants: Photographic Portraits from the University of Cambridge

Tue 10 June 2008 to Sun 28 September 2008
Mellon Gallery (Gallery 13)

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Anglo-Saxon Art in the Round

Fri 23 May 2008 to Sun 7 September 2008
Octagon Gallery (Gallery 10)

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'The field calls me to labour': Watercolours of nineteenth-century rural Britain by Robert Hills (1769-1844) and his contemporaries

Tue 27 May 2008 to Sun 7 September 2008
Charrington Print Room (Gallery 16)

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Made for Export: Chinese Nineteenth-Century Flower Drawings

Tue 29 January 2008 to Sun 11 May 2008
Shiba Gallery (Gallery 14)
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French Tapestry and Illustration

Tue 12 February 2008 to Sun 11 May 2008
Octagon (Gallery 10)
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From Reason to Revolution: Art and Society in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Tue 23 October 2007 to Sun 27 January 2008
Mellon Gallery (Gallery 13)
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Ethiopian Encounters: A British expedition to Ethiopia in the 1840s

Fri 21 September 2007 to Sun 20 January 2008
Shiba Gallery (Gallery 14)
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The Gentle Art: Friends and Strangers in Whistler’s Prints

Tue 4 September 2007 to Sun 13 January 2008
Charrington Print Room (Gallery 16)
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Private Pleasures: Illuminated Manuscripts from Persia to Paris

Tue 23 October 2007 to Sun 6 January 2008
Octagon (Gallery 10)
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Marc-Henri AUFFÈVE, Sketches of Ethiopia

Fri 21 September 2007 to Wed 21 November 2007
Courtyard
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Howard Hodgkin: Paintings 1992-2007

Thu 24 May 2007 to Sun 23 September 2007
Mellon Gallery (Gallery 13)
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Paul Mellon: A Cambridge Tribute

Tue 12 June 2007 to Sun 23 September 2007
Octagon (Gallery 10)
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A passport to the Egyptian After-life: The Book of the Dead of Ramose

Tue 19 June 2007 to Sun 16 September 2007
Shiba Gallery (Gallery 14)
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Vive la différence! The English and French stereotype in satirical prints 1720-1815

Tue 20 March 2007 to Sun 5 August 2007
Charrington Print Room (Gallery 16)
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Frank Auerbach: Etchings and Drypoints 1954-2006

Tue 6 March 2007 to Sun 10 June 2007
Shiba Gallery (Gallery 14)
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Treasures of Today - Silver from Goldsmiths’ Hall, London, 1980-2006

Fri 2 February 2007 to Sun 29 April 2007
Mellon Gallery (Gallery 13)
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No Straight Lines

Tue 6 February 2007 to Sun 29 April 2007
Octagon (Gallery 10)
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Rembrandt and Saskia

Tue 14 November 2006 to Sun 11 March 2007
Charrington Print Room (Gallery 16)
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Chasing Happiness: Maurice Maeterlinck, The Blue Bird and England

Tue 3 October 2006 to Sun 7 January 2007
Shiba Gallery (Gallery 14)
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Figures on Fabric

Tue 19 September 2006 to Sat 30 December 2006
Octagon Gallery (Gallery 10)
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Literary Circles: Artist, author, word and image in Britain 1800-1920

Tue 17 October 2006 to Sat 30 December 2006
Mellon Gallery (Gallery 13)
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Albrecht Altdorfer in Renaissance Regensburg: Prints of Allegory and Devotion

Tue 11 July 2006 to Sun 5 November 2006
Charrington Print Room (Gallery 16)

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Mission Impossible? Ethics and Choices in Conservation

Sat 1 July 2006 to Sun 24 September 2006
Mellon Gallery (Gallery 13)

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Heroes of Kabuki: The Jesus College Gift of Japanese Prints

Tue 23 May 2006 to Sun 24 September 2006
Shiba Room (Gallery 14)
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The Imagery of War

Tue 9 May 2006 to Tue 29 August 2006
Octagon Gallery (Gallery 10)
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Prints of Nature and Artifice: Albrecht Altdorfer (c.1482/5-1538)

Tue 28 February 2006 to Sun 2 July 2006
Charrington Print Room
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A Touch of the Divine

Thu 16 February 2006 to Mon 29 May 2006
Mellon Gallery
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Blake

Tue 7 February 2006 to Sun 14 May 2006
Shiba Gallery
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Art for Mailing

Thu 26 January 2006 to Sun 23 April 2006
Octagon

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