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Water towers

by Becher, Bernd

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Photography, Artistic,
  • Photography, Industrial,
  • Water towers -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Translation of: Wassertürme.

    StatementBernd and Hilla Becher.
    ContributionsBecher, Hilla.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTR654 .B41913 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p., 223 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2399786M
    ISBN 10026202277X
    LC Control Number87029865

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