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Circular pandanus fibre basket

Circular pandanus fibre basket

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies collection
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Mangallod, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Rose Maiyalbi
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1974
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Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1937
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Boat-shaped wooden container, painted glossy tan colour

Boat-shaped wooden container, painted glossy tan colour

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 2
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Bull kelp and river reed container made by Verna Nichols

Bull kelp and river reed container made by Verna Nichols

Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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Kelp container by Verna Nichols

Kelp container by Verna Nichols

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Verna Nichols collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Verna Nichols
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Deep bark container

Deep bark container

Kalumburu Community collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Kalumburu Dance Group
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1988
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Elliptical concave wooden container

Elliptical concave wooden container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Oval concave wooden container with rounded ends, and pigmented surfaces over longitudinal fluting

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JW Lindo collection
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Cooper Creek, Queensland, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Large white flag iris basket made by Patsy Cameron

Large white flag iris basket made by Patsy Cameron

Tayenebe collection
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Aunty Patsy Cameron
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Bark container

Bark container

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1927
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Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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Elongated cylindrical basket

Elongated cylindrical basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Njinawanga
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1981
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Tjanpi feather basket made by Lala West

Tjanpi feather basket made by Lala West

Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women's Council collec...
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Warburton Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Lala West
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1995
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ikula
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Round split cane coiled basket

Round split cane coiled basket

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Wooden bowl called piti

Wooden bowl called piti

RG Kimber collection no. 1
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Pigmented, wooden concave and elongated container

Pigmented, wooden concave and elongated container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 2
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Ian Dunlop
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1964
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Bark container collected at Yallock station near Cobar, New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Yallock, New South Wales, Australia
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J Leach
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Basket made from New Zealand flax, by Eva Richardson

Basket made from New Zealand flax, by Eva Richardson

Tayenebe collection
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Mrs Eva Richardson
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Rectangular corroded black metal nail and screw tidy

Rectangular corroded black metal nail and screw tidy

John Handfield collection
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Knitting needle container

Knitting needle container

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1941
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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Dabu

Dabu

Claire Smith collection
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Basket made from red grass, by Fiona Maher

Basket made from red grass, by Fiona Maher

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Fiona Maher
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Sawfish club

Sawfish club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Decorated pandanus leaf basket

Decorated pandanus leaf basket

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Palm leaf basket

Palm leaf basket

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Topumorila
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1965
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Melaleuca bark container

Melaleuca bark container

Helen Reeve collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1972
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Woven basket

Woven basket

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Fibre basket by Renette Biljabu, 2008

Fibre basket by Renette Biljabu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Renette Biljabu
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2008
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Wooden bowl with burnt engraved designs

Wooden bowl with burnt engraved designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Wooden bowl with pokerwork snake design by Mowitja, Umbakuku SA

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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'Feeling Blue', basket made from natural fibre and found man-made material, by Leonie Dickson

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Tayenebe collection
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Ms Leonie Dickson
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Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Charles Hart collection
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Oval basket

Oval basket

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Plated ferrous metal hub cap bent and beaten into typical container

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceramic bowl

Ceramic bowl

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ms Renita Stanley
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2005
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Basket made from dodder vine and sagg, by Zoe Rimmer

Basket made from dodder vine and sagg, by Zoe Rimmer

Tayenebe collection
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Miss Zoe Rimmer
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Woven fibre basket

Woven fibre basket

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Container made from a sheet of metal

Container made from a sheet of metal

University of Sydney collection
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1957
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Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Queensland Bicornual Basket collection
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North-Eastern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Unknown
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Bugle grass necklace

Bugle grass necklace

Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and tee tree string, by Jacqui Langdon

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Tayenebe collection
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Ms Jacqui Langdon
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Basket made by Kumpaya Girgaba

Basket made by Kumpaya Girgaba

Canning Stock Route Collection no.2
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Kumpaya Girgaba
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Kelp water container by Verna Nichols

Kelp water container by Verna Nichols

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Verna Nichols collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Verna Nichols
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