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Convict-made brick with an 'O' stamped in the centre of one face

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David Westcott collection no. 4
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Convict bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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John Onus
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1833
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Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Standard Peck gun-metal grain measure

Geoff Gray collection
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Measures
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London, England
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NSW Government
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1832
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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and "EIIR" in gold le...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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Florence Faithfull 1860s

Florence Faithfull 1860s

Robert Faithfull collection no. 2
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Photographs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Freeman & Co
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1860
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Photographic postcard of Balmoral Beach, NSW

Photographic postcard of Balmoral Beach, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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'An Account of the English Colony in NSW' Volume 1

'An Account of the English Colony in NSW' Volume 1

David Collins collection
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London, England
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1798
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The Queen Came By

The Queen Came By

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1955
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Instructional leaflet

Instructional leaflet "Display Kit 3 - Pre-stamped envelopes...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Instructional documents
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Crickety Cricket

Crickety Cricket

Nanette Ward collection
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London, England
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Douglas Moffat
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1897
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Barren Jack before work started

Barren Jack before work started

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Burrinjuck Dam, Burrinjuck, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1896
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Exercise area No. 2, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Exercise area No. 2, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Beauties of song

Beauties of song

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Charles Dickens Household Edition

Charles Dickens Household Edition

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Poster titled 'Post Office communication services are vital to the development of Australian industries'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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Stone plague on prison wall - 'ANNODOMINI M.DCCCXXXI' Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

Stone plague on prison wall - 'ANNODOMINI M.DCCCXXXI' Campbe...

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1881 to 1912

Tirranna Picnic Race Club minutes book, 1881 to 1912

Tirranna Race Club collection
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Minute books
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Tirranna Picnic Race Club
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1881
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Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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London Nights Entertainments.

London Nights Entertainments.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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T.R.H. The Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh and their Children. Volume One

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Daphne Mabbott collection
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Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Queensland Book Depot
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1953
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Wide Bay & Burnett P. & A. Society 1896 'Single Buggy'

Wide Bay & Burnett P. & A. Society 1896 'Single Buggy'

David Allen medals collection
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1896
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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the cent...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Book titled 'Wedding Customs and Folklore' written by Margaret Baker

Book titled 'Wedding Customs and Folklore' written by Margar...

Margot Child collection
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London, England
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Mrs Margot Child
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1977
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A Catechism of Heraldry.

A Catechism of Heraldry.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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White looseleaf cardboard page titled

White looseleaf cardboard page titled "Display hints"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Instructional documents
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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The Red Knight of Germany by Floyd Gibbons

The Red Knight of Germany by Floyd Gibbons

William Beausang collection
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Great Britain
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1930
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By-Laws Portland Lodge of Victoria

By-Laws Portland Lodge of Victoria

John Moore collection
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'An Account of the English Colony in NSW' Volume 2

'An Account of the English Colony in NSW' Volume 2

David Collins collection
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London, England
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1802
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Telegraph Office

Telegraph Office

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Colourised photographic postcard of Bondi Beach, NSW

Colourised photographic postcard of Bondi Beach, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Death: With other Poems

Death: With other Poems

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1834
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Lead finial for gaol fence

Lead finial for gaol fence

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Finials
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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CURSORY REMARKS ON BATHING

CURSORY REMARKS ON BATHING

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Space beneath trap door from gallows, Campbell Street Prison, Hobart

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Photographs
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Knights Bachelor record, 1981

Knights Bachelor record, 1981

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

Cartoon book, 'Wally and the Major' by Stan Cross

People's Paraphernalia collection no. 16
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1939
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Album of pressed seaweed specimens collected around Port Phillip Bay, 1859 -1882

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Port Phillip seaweed album collection
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Botanical specimens
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Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia
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Charles Morrison
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1851
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The Princess of Wales Fashion Handbook

The Princess of Wales Fashion Handbook

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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London, England
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Tim Graham
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1984
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Album of pressed seaweed specimens collected by Charles Morrison around Port Phillip Bay, 1852 -1882

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Charles Morrison collection
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Botanical specimens
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Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia
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Charles Morrison
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1852
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Dispatch box with 'The Colonial Treasurer' on lid

Dispatch box with 'The Colonial Treasurer' on lid

Marion Green collection
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Dispatch boxes
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1856
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Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Women's Land Army Service Record Book, issued to Sheila Ferguson

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Sheila Van Emden collection
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Leeton, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Sheila C. Van Emden
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1943
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10 for 66 and all that

10 for 66 and all that

Nanette Ward collection
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London, England
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Arthur A. Mailey
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1958
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Book titled 'China Today.  Series 3.  Reconstruction in China'

Book titled 'China Today. Series 3. Reconstruction in Chin...

Lorelle Moore collection
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China
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Western Australia

Western Australia

Joan Stanbury collection
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Miss Australia Company
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1959
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The Native Bear Book - The Blue Gum Family at Koala Park by Noel Burnet 1932

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Vienna Mozart Boys Choir collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Noel Burnet
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1932
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Book titled 'How to be an Alien' wirtten by George Mikes, 1955

Book titled 'How to be an Alien' wirtten by George Mikes, 19...

Thompson Family collection
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1955
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Fiftieth Anniversary 1888-1938

Fiftieth Anniversary 1888-1938

Olive King collection
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Commemorative medallions
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Australia
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Amor Pty Ltd
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1938
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"Pelmanism". Lesson No.7

Thompson Family collection
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Photographic glass plate positive depicting small township of slab buildings amongst trees

Photographic glass plate positive depicting small township o...

Richard Daintree collection
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Glass plate positives
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Queensland, Australia
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Richard Daintree
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1860
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Clear glass rectangular inkstand with an inkwell in the centre

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Inkstands
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The Arts Festival - Melbourne 1956

The Arts Festival - Melbourne 1956

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 3
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1956
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