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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gabriella Roy collection
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Patricia Heath collection
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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1982
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Carved wooden container with incised designs and ochre

Carved wooden container with incised designs and ochre

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Douglas Seaton collection
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Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Wooden container with lid in the shape of an apple

Wooden container with lid in the shape of an apple

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Food bowl woven from plant material

Food bowl woven from plant material

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Lucy Thaiday
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1992
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Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Wooden boat shaped container

Wooden boat shaped container

Katherine Stow collection
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1957
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Nola
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Shell and coconut fibre hand fan

Shell and coconut fibre hand fan

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Hand fans
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Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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Mr Victor Carell
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1962
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Wooden concave container

Wooden concave container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 2
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Ian Dunlop
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1964
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Wooden container from north Queensland, 1908

Wooden container from north Queensland, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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1908
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Clothes peg container, for attachment to the upright post of a Hill's-typre rotary clothes hoist

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Rosemary Huff-Johnston collection
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Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1959
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Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Queensland, Australia
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Plaited strands of fibrous material

Plaited strands of fibrous material

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Fiji
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Mr Victor Carell
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1984
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Length of plaited magimagi string

Length of plaited magimagi string

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Fiji
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Mr Victor Carell
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1972
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Bark container

Bark container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Kelp water carrier by Verna Nichols

Kelp water carrier 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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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ikula
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Tusk ornament

Tusk ornament

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Angoram, Sepik, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Victor Carell
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1977
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Bamboo bottle

Bamboo bottle

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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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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Small wooden carving of 'Tambaran' figure

Small wooden carving of 'Tambaran' figure

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Wood carvings
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Victor Carell
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1965
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Deep, concave wooden container

Deep, concave wooden container

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1993
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Elongated concave wooden container with rounded ends and adze marks on the interior surface

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Plaited strands of fibrous material

Plaited strands of fibrous material

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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String
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Fiji
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Mr Victor Carell
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1984
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Container

Container

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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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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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Necklaces
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Cook Islands
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Mr Victor Carell
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1969
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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Bull kelp, river reed and tee-tree container, made by Ila Purdon

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Tayenebe collection
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Mrs Ila Purdon
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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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Rectangular corroded black metal nail and screw tidy

Rectangular corroded black metal nail and screw tidy

John Handfield collection
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Seed necklace

Seed necklace

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Necklaces
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Cook Islands
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Mr Victor Carell
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1969
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Neck ornament

Neck ornament

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Personal adornments
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Malakula Island, Malampa Province, Vanuatu, Oceania
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Mr Victor Carell
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1972
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Bark container, Pukami basket - made by Ada Pilakui

Bark container, Pukami basket - made by Ada Pilakui

Inada Holdings 06/07/1984 collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ada Pilakui
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Wooden container from Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, 1891

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Edmund Milne collection
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bilou bowl and stand made from coconut shell, used for drinking yaqona

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Fiji
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Manoa Rasigatale
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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Nola
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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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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ikula
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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of the Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dre

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Northern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Nyupaya Kaika
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1998
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Wooden concave container

Wooden concave container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 2
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Ian Dunlop
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1964
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ikula
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1982
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Drum set of kundu drum and a bamboo drum stick

Drum set of kundu drum and a bamboo drum stick

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Percussion instruments
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Aitape, West Sepik, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Victor Carell
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1955
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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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Bamboo drum stick

Bamboo drum stick

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Victor Carell
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1955
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Pigmented container

Pigmented container

Charles Hart collection
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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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Kanginy
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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