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5 edition of The Elgin period found in the catalog.

The Elgin period

the late Honorable Mrs. Robert Bruce, interesting reminiscences.

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elgin, James Bruce, -- Earl of, -- 1811-1863.,
  • Canada. -- Governor General (1847-1854 : Elgin),
  • Canada -- Politics and government -- 1841-1867.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOttawa citizen.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (6 fr.).
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19019631M
    ISBN 100665547382

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Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin and 11th Earl of Kincardine (/ ˈ ɛ l ɡ ɪ n /; 20 July – 14 November ) was a Scottish nobleman, soldier, politician and diplomat, known primarily for the controversial removal of marble sculptures (also known as the Elgin Marbles) from the Parthenon in Athens.

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