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Piece of chalk used to mark shipping containers by Dutch immigrant dockside worker Harry Duyker

1987.0032.0008

Piece of chalk used to mark shipping containers by Dutch immigrant dockside worker Harry Duyker

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Physical description

Piece of roughly rectangular chalk. One end worn at an angle. Striations indicate cutting direction of chalk from source. Small bubbles throughout body of chalk piece (natural geological feature).

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