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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Elliptical concave wooden container

Elliptical concave wooden container

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1963
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Cylindrical, ceramic stoneware vessel

Cylindrical, ceramic stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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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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Nola
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Bark container

Bark container

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Mrs Bunjuck
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1982
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Painting titled 'West 'McDonald's' Ranges' by Gwenda Namatjira

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Iltja Ntjarra Many Hands collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gwenda Namatjira
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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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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Hermannsburg style painting, titled 'MacDonnell Ranges', by Claude Panka

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Coulson collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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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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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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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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Concave, oval wooden container

Concave, oval wooden container

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies 28/07/1975 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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Interfet stubbie holder

Interfet stubbie holder

Australian Army History Unit collection
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dreaming

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1997
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Club

Club

Professor H Davies collection
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1933
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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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Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Decorated bark container

Decorated bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maringka Burton
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1994
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Pigmented container

Pigmented container

Charles Hart collection
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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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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Hinged lid container

Hinged lid container

Cumpston Family 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 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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Tunga made by Kenny Brown, 2013

Tunga made by Kenny Brown, 2013

Kenny Brown collection
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Mr Kenny Brown
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2013
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Batwing seed necklace

Batwing seed necklace

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Necklaces
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Professor H Davies collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Miniature wooden container with incised decoration

Miniature wooden container with incised decoration

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Metal container, Ernabella SA

Metal container, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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1954
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Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Alan Mungulu
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1966
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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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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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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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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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Oval wooden bowl

Oval wooden bowl

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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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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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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Container

Container

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Roy Barker
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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 container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Australia, Australia
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Cylindrical hollow wooden and pigmented lure

Cylindrical hollow wooden and pigmented lure

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hunting and gathering tools
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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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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Ngalpuntja
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Boomerangs
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1925
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Crater

Crater

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Sherril Sheehan collection
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Sherril Sheehan
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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Decorated container made from bark

Decorated container made from bark

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Storage system composed of a group of five tobacco tins with lids attached to a length of wood

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E Burke and M Everitt collection
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Hermannsburg style painting, titled 'Range Scene', by Edwin Pareroultja

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Coulson collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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Claude Panka
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Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Charles Hart collection
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