Masks, Mutilation, and Modernity: Anna Coleman Ladd and the First World War

  title={Masks, Mutilation, and Modernity: Anna Coleman Ladd and the First World War},
  author={David M. Lubin},
  journal={Archives of American Art Journal},
  pages={4 - 15}
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