Perhaps it has always been thus but the forces wreaking that destruction have been changed. We may not have quite the same explicitly religious message as Barker delivers but we have the same aspiration. The Books and Music shop is located in St. Mary's Street, this shop has a large variety of books, vinyl records and CDs. © 1986-2020 Invaluable, LLC. Cicely Mary Barker was born in Croydon, South London, in 1895. Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations. Detail from “The Parable of the Great Supper”, another CMB work which is on display at St George’s Church. The Cross and rainbow, two Biblical symbols of salvation, dominate the top half of the painting and the radiantly white figure of Christ is central. We believe the Wren (WRNS) is a Miss Sainsbury and the fireman is a Mr South. See more ideas about Cicely mary barker, Barker, Flower fairies. I treasure these two detailed sketches but if you ever want to view them you are quite welcome to do so. Flower Fairy Prints – Cicely Mary Barker. I can supply a photograph of both if required. The botanically accurate drawings in the 170 original illustrations, coupled with the enchanting fairy images based on real children from Cicely’s sister’s nursery school, appeal to … Study for Mary Magdalene, 13th April 1935, watercolour and pencil on paper, full-length portrait of a young woman wearing a multi-coloured striped robe and white head covering, gazing sideways and with hands clasped, two jars beside her sandalled feet, pencilled title lower left and monogram with date below lower right, slightly marked and dusty, right hand margin with vertical crease 1.5 cm in from edge, short closed tear in upper blank margin (repaired on verso), two pin holes to lower right corner, sheet size 48 x 28.5 cm (19 x 11.25 ins) (Qty: 1). Paper Size: 5.5 x 4 inch (14 x 10cm) Light margin staining to some, not affecting image. “Out of Great Tribulation” followed in 1949 and then, in 1962, Barker designed a stained glass window for St Edmund’s, Pitlake, in memory of her sister, Dorothy. This print is guaranteed to be an early printing and over 60 years old. Cicely Mary Barker's "Flower Fairies" books, published in the first half of the twentieth century, are known and loved around the world. Good otherwise. I have the colour draft image of the ARP Warden and the soldier in battledress both drawn as studies but high quality nonetheless. The overall effect is of a tableau, making the sort of simple, conventional statement one might expect from a devout, Christian artist in the mid-20th century. Framed art print, 62 × 50 cm £120 View. Auctions. The essential meaning of “Out of Great Tribulation”, at first glance, would appear to be clear: after the suffering and trials of the Second World War, there is a general reconciliation with Christ. Thank you. Please enter a valid email address (name@host.com), Lot 66: Barker, Cicely Mary C1940 Lot of 48 Flower Fairies Prints, Lot 81: Barker, Cicely Mary 1955 Group of 3 Rare, large Flower Fairy Prints, Lot 310: * Barker (Cicely Mary, 1895-1973). The holes in his hands, from the nails which crucified him, are visible, and the crown of thorns still sits on his head. CICELY MARY BARKER (American 1895 - 1973) On the Hearth Rug, book cover Mixed-media on board 16 x 12 in. There are those who served in one capacity or another in the war and there are civilians. Perfect for fans of all ages, this wonderful collection includes all the original Flower Fairy poems and illustrations by Cicely Mary Barker from the classic books. The community is inextricably tied into this picture because Barker invariably used local people as her models. We shall be launching the Friends of St Andrew’s at the end of November. https://www.harringtonbooks.co.uk/pages/author/363/cicely-mary-barker Facebook. Description: Cicely Mary Barker painted 168 different Flower Fairies between 1923 and 1948. True, there is no one in the picture (including Christ) who appears to be anything other than White British, but this indicates little more than a standard perspective on British society at the time. The airman is Albert Warren, whose parents owned a greengrocer’s in Southbridge Place. This is an original page (book plate) from the vintage book and not a modern copy or reproduction. Cicely Mary Barker was born in Croydon, South London in 1895 and died in 1973. Sign in to view your bids, favorites & more! She found international acclaim as an artist with her delightful Flower Fairies books the first of which, Flower Fairies of the Spring, was printed in 1923. This will combine what used to be the school’s PTA with a parish outreach programme. About The Complete Book of the Flower Fairies Enjoy the classic, complete collection of Cicely Mary Barker’s original Flower Fairies books in this brand-new edition. So I look upon it as a privilege to have been allowed to paint the picture and to have a share in St George’s Church… It is the fields, all the time, that I have thought of, that used to grow wheat and oats and barley, and are now producing a great new human harvest.”. Some may call what we are doing as “Big Society”. The first thing to note is the symmetry and balance. In “Out of Great Tribulation”, Christ bears the marks of his own suffering. Sort by price Price (Highest) Price (Lowest) Related categories. These are the components of a heavenly realm. Description: Cicely Mary Barker was a popular, children’s book author, illustrator and British artist, born June 28, 1895 in Croydon, Surrey, England. Description: The Blackberry Fairy is a 'Flower Fairy of the Autumn (1926). It is therefore fitting that “Out of Great Tribulation” should again be hung in a church, and Cicely Mary Barker’s old church at that, which is newly aligning itself with that central Christian imperative to serve the community. From shop BluebellePrints . with another album of flower studies by the artist's sister Dorothy, (2) Cicely Mary Barker is best known for her illustrations to the Flower Fairies books. and participating auction houses. Framed art print, 62 × 50 cm £120 View. Whatever the truth of the matter, Barker quite clearly wants to affirm, unhesitatingly, the central importance of Christ in anything that attempts social or spiritual regeneration. “I loved the fields that were sacrificed to make the Waddon estate but, since they had to be sacrificed, I wanted to have a hand in the making of something beautiful in their place. Christ is central, with both arms spread to echo the arms of the Cross behind him. Barker, Cicely Mary C1940 Lot of 48 Flower Fairies Prints Lot of approx 48 Flower Fairies Lithographs published Blackie & Son, London & Glasgow for the "Fower-Faires" Series. Facebook See price. Description: They stand on either side of their Saviour but they do so passively. With the changes to the siting of Norbury Methodist Church, the painting was acquired by Croydon Council. Perhaps it is. One is holding the strap of his helmet and the other is in prayer. If these people have come out of great tribulation, there is very little to suggest that they know how to escape such a trial coming again. Others may call it “Community Action” or “service to the community”; it is certainly both those things. Cicely Mary Barker's Flower Fairies original Vintage print from 50's/60's choose from 24 gorgeous garden fairies BluebellePrints. In 1908 at 13 years, she en­tered an evening class at the Croy­don School of Art, and at­tended the school into the 1940s. The open hands of the two central, spiritual figures are in contrast to the hands which we can see elsewhere in the picture, clasped or hanging loosely to the side. So there is a project here for anyone interested in a bit of sleuthing. He is as we imagine he may have appeared to the apostles in the 40 days between resurrection and ascension. See price £ 2.00. The books enjoyed huge popularity due to Queen Mary ’s well-known interest in fairy art. Cicely Mary Barker’s work as an illustrator, especially with her tree fairies books, was hugely popular in the inter-war years. Lithograph Published 1955 by Blackie & Son, London for "A Selection of forty pictures showing Flower Fairies of the Garden and Wayside and of Spring - Summer and Autumn" by Cicely Mary Barker. The unveiling last Friday of Out of Great Tribulation, by Cecily Mary Barker, in the church she attended regularly. There are two figures in khaki, both partly obscured, on either side. On either side of Christ are ordinary men, women and children, who have come through the tribulation. IT IS NOT A MODERN DAY… With this metaphor in mind, it is fitting that I the last word should go to Cicely Mary Barker herself, who wrote the following, on completion of that other significant local work, “The Great Supper”. They are from a smoke and pet free home. She would be appalled by the evidence, which we currently have to confront, that in Britain childhood has been eroded by an exposure to influences and behaviours which contaminate innocence before it has developed its own resilience. Description: Initialed lower left Cicely Mary Barker was born in Croydon and was mainly self-taught as an artist. Please Register/Login to access your Invaluable Alerts. There is, of course, one notable exception to this calm, static quality. Where does this contrast take us? The two boys, on either side of Christ, are also immobile; one is on his knees and the other is lame. * Barker (Cicely Mary, 1895-1973). Since the publication of Cicely Mary Barker's first book in 1923, the Flower Fairies have been ethereal companions to generations of readers around the world. This is not as she portrays him in the triptych in St George’s, Waddon, “The Parable of the Great Supper”. Cicely Mary Barker is probably best remembered for her Flower Fairy paintings. St Andrew’s is extremely grateful to the Council, and Sam Smith their archivist, for allowing it be to be hung, on loan, in St Andrew’s Church. The soldier is Jack Davies, a friend of Albert Warren’s. Barker would be adamant that it is in the simple innocence of children and their pure instincts that salvation is to be found. By Cicely Mary Barker. He is the line of symmetry. Hand drawn with complete botanical accuracy, the Flower Fairies are not only charming works of art but also fascinating studies of nature. There is no rushing forward to unload a burden, nor seek mercy, nor even throw themselves forward in deep-felt gratitude. Prints of the beautiful Flower Fairies of Cicely May Barker - large-- SUPPLYING CUSTOMERS ALL OVER THE WORLD FOR MORE THAN 25 YEARS (1994 to 2020) -- Items Ordered:, Cart Value: If you have an Artists UK coupon you can enter it here: FINE ART LIMITED EDITIONS - PRINTS - POSTERS etc. She carried a sketchbook with her for capturing interesting children. Barker worked principally in watercolor with pen-and-ink, but she was equally competent in black-and-white, in oils, and in pastels. 12 tipped in color plates. Based in Croydon and edited by Steven Downes. 'yew'this is an original vintage cicely mary barker flower fairies colour print. The small girl in the forefront of the picture is alone in showing movement. As if to emphasise this point, the two men who appear to have taken a step forward – the fireman on the left and the soldier on the right – have stopped, with heads bowed and hands clasped. There are men and women of all ages, boys, a girl and a baby. Inside Croydon: Croydon’s only independent news source, based in the heart of the borough: 407,847 page views (Jan-Jun 2014) If you have a news story about life in or around Croydon, a residents’ or business association or local event, please email us with full details at inside.croydon@btinternet.com. Barker has, however, cleaned up her Christ. School of Cicely Mary Barker (1895-1793) A fairy and bluebells, watercolour, 22cm x 18cm. And as they grow their community, they learn to be dynamic citizens, equipping them for when they step fully into an adult role. This print is guaranteed to be an early printing and over 70 years old. Flower Fairy Prints is a website that sells Original Vintage Flower Fairies Prints by Cicely Mary Barker. This beautifull Yarrow Flower Fairy Vintage Print by Cicely Mary Barker was printed c.1927 and is an original book plate from the Book of The Flower Fairies. View Cicely Mary Barker biographical information, artworks upcoming at auction, and sale prices from our price archives. Though she published Flower Fairy books with spring, summer, and autumn themes, it wasn’t until 1985 that a winter collection was assembled from her remaining work and published posthumously. Cicely Mary Barker (1895-1973) Pair of mounted sets of prints Flower Faires (after the originals of 1927) x 24 Signed in facsimile 'CMB', Description: The ARP warden is probably either a Mr Funnel or a Mr Stephen, and the elderly gentleman, behind the airman, is probably a dentist called Mr Allen. The saving figure of Christ is in their midst but yet none is impelled to move towards him. Help to support our genuine local journalism, ‘Apartment Apartheid’ arrives in Croydon via the back door, Cicely Mary Barker’s broad canvas that paints a new future, the beautiful Flower Fairies, in all their variety, New Addington block of flats dropped from planning meeting, After 22 years, Thameslink is back on London's Tube map, MP Reed discovers 20-20 hindsight over council finances, Merton scraps building company to avoid Brick by Brick failure, Woman charged with murdering her son worked for council, Croydon gets Commons debate, but Labour MPs go AWOL. The girl in “Out of Great Tribulation” is translated into a spiritual dimension through the way Barker identifies her with Christ. Favourite Add to Flower Fairy Rose Sweet Garden Pink Cicely Mary Barker Fabric lucyintheskyquilts. Barker is a woman of her time. Her intention, surely, is to suggest inclusivity. St Andrew’s school and church and their partner organisation, The Hive, are in this same line. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Some wear on the box. Flower Fairies of the Summer (The Original Flower Fairy Books) by Cicely Mary Barker and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.co.uk. Apparently, each model received £5 for sitting for Barker and also received one of the preliminary pastel sketches. A man on the left has an arm in a sling; one on the right has his head bandaged. There can be no doubt that, in this major Christian work, Barker is affirming her core belief in the saving quality of children. Jul 11, 2013 - Explore Chris Keng's board "The Art of Cicely Mary Barker", followed by 740 people on Pinterest. Barker is, therefore, quite deliberately connecting the ordinary people of Croydon to her God. the cover inscribed 'C M Barker 1928' and with a list of contents, pencil and watercolour album size 18 x 25.5cm x 10 1/16in). The figures to Christ’s left and right have not been transformed or translated by what they have endured in the Second World War. She shows him as a post-Resurrection figure. The font, here at St Andrew’s, was decorated with illustrations of the seven sacraments in 1943. We do not know a great deal about the real people behind this picture. It is impossible, once one has been acquainted with Barker’s most significant and appealing work (the beautiful Flower Fairies, in all their variety), not to link the little girl, running with out-stretched arms towards Christ, to the children whom Barker translated into fairies. It is quite easy to see what Barker has done. Snow White and the seven dwarves, signed with monogram CM and dated '08, watercolour, 38 x 16cm (14 15/16 x 6 5/16in). We do not sell modern copies or later reproductions. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Cicely Mary Barker (1895-1973) Collection Of 'Fairy' Prints from the 1930's, framed. Barker, Cicely Mary South” written on the study so I can supply that snippet of knowledge to correct your fine article. Upcoming Auctions; Auction Houses; Galleries. It is worth analysing the composition of the painting. Fine Art. Cicely Mary Barker finished it in 1949, four years after the end of the Second World War. To contact us, please email inside.croydon@btinternet.com. This collector’s favorite has been redesigned and now features a lavish, eye-catching jacket with silver foil. This point is made with additional subtlety in the way that Barker echoes Christ’s crown of thorns with the coil of barbed wire tucked into the bottom left-hand corner of the picture. Immigrants from the former Empire had yet to add significantly to the diversity of British society. This dimension is contrasted with the darker colours and realism of the figures grouped on either side, and the darker ground on which they stand. The ARP warden is actually Mr. South. Although we know what this window looked like, it appears to have disappeared. 7 volumes, 12mo, original boards, dust-jackets (7), Description: As Cicely Mary Barker suffered from epilepsy as a child, she was unable to go to school, so was educated at home where her creative drawing and writing skills were nurtured and developed at such an early age. The model which we are developing in St Andrew’s has, I think, huge potential. Description: From shop lucyintheskyquilts. What an excellent piece. They were created by a quiet, unassuming and dedicated artist, who was nevertheless remarkably successful, spending her life illustrating many children’s books and selling hundreds of watercolours and pastels. This book, published 20 years after her death, looks at the influences on her work, comparing her style and technique to that of some This is an original book plate from an early vintage Flower Fairy book printed c.1940. In this book, Jane Laing examines Cicely Mary's life and character, drawing on her worklists and letters and the recollections of relatives and friends. Perhaps what we see is merely a very English restraint. Christ is robed. It is impossible to tell but perhaps the praying soldier is and the young, fresh-faced sailor seems transfixed. With the changes to the siting of Norbury Methodist Church, the painting was acquired by Croydon Council. Two of them are women: the WAAF and the nurse. It is the great new human harvest, to be found in the rising generation, which we must work to gather in. Barker is clearly not interested in movement. Kingcup Flower Fairy Vintage Print c.1940 Cicely Mary Barker, Alphabet Letter K, Book Plate, Nursery Decor, Wall Art, Decoration. One final point to make about the composition is the way Barker indicates the presence of others by having figures only just apparent on the fringes of the tableau or who are blocked (some even to the point of not being recognisable) by others in the foreground. Cicely Mary Barker (1895 – 1973) was an English illustrator known for creating the FLOWER FAIRIES series of illustrations that appear on cards and posters along with the Flower Fairy book series. It is worth looking at the way that Barker portrays Christ. Obviously what this model needs is support from anyone, or any organisation which has the slightest interest in growing a brighter future. They are off-set by the darker colours of earth: the grass in the foreground and the dress of the other figures. We only sell the original prints that were published during that era and up to the early 1950s. Is anyone chastened? Rare - This set features the largest obtainable original Flower Fairy Prints. The earliest of these, dated 1934, is “The Great Supper”, a triptych which can be viewed by arrangement in St George’s Church, Waddon. lower right, framed and glazed, c.1930. I am not particularly interested in the label nor any political overtones carried by these different labels. One might even be tempted to go further and say that it is little girls who, in this picture at least, seem to carry this quality more significantly, given that the two boys, though gazing into the face of Christ, are motionless. Glasgow. In 1911, Raphael Tuck & Sons bought four of Barker's "lit­tle draw­ings" for half a sov… Some of the men have removed their hat or helmet but not all. There are figures in uniform on either side. Last Friday, one of Croydon’s hidden treasures, a work of art which had been kept hidden in the Town Hall vaults for too many years, was unveiled for public exhibition at St Andrew’s Church. The response to Christ is perhaps indistinguishable from the sober respect which would have been accorded to King George VI or another member of the Royal Family who might, by chance pass through Croydon. Jul 16, 2019 - Explore standby4action's board "ARTIST: Cicely Mary Barker", followed by 252352 people on Pinterest. The Books and Music shop also specialises in stamps, coins and ephemera. See more ideas about Cicely mary barker, Barker, Artist. Study for Mary Magdalene, 1935, Lot 4118: 1929 Summer Songs With Music Cicely Mary Barker, Lot 38: Cicely Mary Barker (1895-1973) Pair of mounted, Lot 67: Cicely Mary Barker (British, 1895-1973) A sketchbook of drawings and watercolours, studies done at Heyshott, Storrington, Amberley, Hacklinge and Shere and various flower studies, Lot 177: Barker (Cicely Mary, 1895-1973 ) Mid-day at, Lot 662: Cicely Mary Barker 1895-1973- Portrait of Richard, Lot 681A: Cicely Mary Barker (1895-1973) Collection Of, Lot 686: School of Cicely Mary Barker (1895-1793) A fairy, Lot 690: Cicely Mary Barker 1895-1973- Portrait of Richard, Lot 725: Cicely Mary Barker 1895-1973- Portrait of Richard. Skip to Main Content Toggle navigation × Close Shop the World's Premier. Cicely Mary Barker’s Flower Fairies™ books, published in the first half of last century, are known and loved around the world. It is the Christian understanding that suffering can be borne because it is shared by Christ. We do not sell modern reproductions. However, she also created several other childrens books and illustrated many more; she painted throughout her life, selling hundreds of watercolours and pastels. Description: Principally it will be a fund-raising body so that we can subsidise specific projects. Art by Room; Gifts; Graphic & Illustration; Kids; Vintage Posters; Apple Blossom Fairies. Our work, the investment of our time and energy, is about the cycle of sowing and harvesting, sowing and harvesting; the rewards will surely follow the labour. First, there are two young people in the foreground, one kneeling so that his height matches that of the small girl. Lot 772: Cicely Mary Barker (British, 1895-1973) Snow White and the seven dwarves, Lot 87002: CICELY MARY BARKER (American 1895 - 1973) On the. She also designed greeting cards and a stained glass window. This symmetry inevitably creates a sense of balance and, therefore, stasis. It was donated in memory of his daughter, Peggy, who died while still in her teens. Our items are actually OLD, not modern copies or reprints. Since their first publication in 1923, Cicely Mary Barker's Flower Fairy drawings have enchanted people around the world. Initialed lower left Cicely Mary Barker was born in Croydon and was mainly self-taught as an artist. Description: CICELY MARY BARKER (American 1895 - 1973) On the Hearth Rug, book cover Mixed-media on board 16 x 12 in. Cicely Mary Barker: was a noted artist and illustrator who attended St Andrew’s Church most of her life. The bright, spiritual realm symbolised by the Cross is echoed in the figures of Christ and the little girl who unite to form the upright of the Cross. Original medium. Cicely Mary Barker published her first Flower Fairies book in 1923; she received £25 for Flower Fairies of the Spring, a collection of twenty-four paintings and illustrations. This church, which was situated on the edge of Wandle Park, no longer exists. Are there messages to take from this painting, which very much reflects its own era 60 years ago, to British 21st century society? The Flower Fairies are children made ethereal with wings. “Out of Great Tribulation” was commissioned by Harold Watson, a well-known Croydon businessman, to be hung as the main feature in the memorial chapel in the now demolished Norbury Methodist Church. News, views and analysis about the people of Croydon, their lives and political times in the diverse and most-populated borough in London. She once indicated, "I have always tried to paint instinctively in a way that comes naturally to me, without any real thought or attention to artistic theories." Cicely Mary Barker 1895-1973- Portrait of Richard Walker as a young boy, quarter-length; pastel, signed with monogram and dated 1938, bears framer's label for William C Price, 16 Park Lane, Croydon attached to the reverse, 44.5x30.5cm: English School, early-mid 20th century- Portrait of a baby, watercolour, oval mount, bears framer's label for Godwin Bennett, 97 George Street, Croydon, Surrey attached to the reverse, 13x10cm., (2). Iris Fairy. HERE BE … They learn crucial life-skills along the way. Barker took cor­re­spon­dence courses in art, prob­a­bly until about 1919. Qty: (1), Description: We know that Albert Warren was very proud of his framed sketch. Cicely Mary Barker finished it in 1949, four years after the end of the Second World War. English Artist Cicely Mary Barker takes inspiration from the Pre-Raphaelites with her enchanting and magical flower fairy illustrations. See complete description. She is best known for her fairy illustrations and nearly all her work was for the publisher, Blackie. It is children who embody a spiritual affinity with God. DAVID MATTHEWS, the headmaster of St Andrew’s School, delivered a fascinating talk about the background to “Out of Great Tribulation” by the acclaimed local artist Cicely Mary Barker, and we reproduce an edited version here. All Rights Reserved. By Cicely Mary Barker. Continuing to be inspired by fairies Cicely Mary Barker published the first of her Flower Fairies books in 1923. The Hive runs a programme called ROUTES which helps our young people track their acquisition of these employability skills so that prospective employers can see what they have done and can do. We would have most of these Flower Fairy Prints below for sale in our Shop. Collect from the Glasgow area . Our specialist team of volunteers spend many hours working through donations, sorting and pricing suitable stock for the shops. I know this because I own the two original studies that Cicely Mary Barker created in pastel for this wonderful picture. You are bidding on cicely mary barker flower fairies prints in excellent condition . Epileptic as a child, she was educated at home and took correspondence courses in art for several years. When we realised that Cicely Mary Barker’s charming Flower Fairy stories were no longer available anywhere in the single volumes they were originally presented in, we couldn’t resist giving the collection the full Folio experience. * Barker (Cicely Mary, 1895-1973). Study for Mary Magdalene, 1935, Lot 662: * Barker (Cicely Mary, 1895-1973). Mostly, however, the colours are muted shades of grey, khaki and fawn. They feature in the same canvas. Buy Now Items; Galleries; Artists. Not one figure (unless it be the little girl whose face we cannot see) is smiling, though none appears miserable or pained. It is clear from Barker’s composition that Christ and the girl are meant to be linked. Once again, this venture will enable students from the school to play a part in the front-of-house and administrative side. By Cicely Mary Barker. There is a very obvious symmetry in the arrangement of the figures. Paper Size: 10.5 x 8 inch (27 x 20cm) Good Condition, Description: Cicely Mary Barker was a British artist who produced the famous 'Flower Fairies' series of paintings and books of beautiful fairies and elves in natural settings. Ever since they were first published in 1923, Cicely Mary Barker's beautifully illustrated Flower Fairies have enchanted children and adults alike. This is emphasised still further by the representative nature of the figures. Study for Mary Magdalene, 13th April 1935, watercolour and pencil on paper, full-length portrait of a young woman wearing a multi-coloured striped robe and white head covering, gazing sideways and with hands clasped, two jars beside her sandalled feet, pencilled title lower left and monogram with date below lower right, slightly marked and dusty, right hand margin with vertical crease 1.5 cm in from edge, short closed tear in upper blank margin (repaired on verso), two pin holes to lower right corner, sheet size 48 x 28.5 cm (19 x 11.25 ins) “Out of Great Tribulation” deserves our attention because it combines a sense of hope (symbolised by the child, impelled towards Christ as a source of comfort) with a sense of resignation. There is no blood. In the groups flanking Christ, there is one person on each side with hands clasped at waist height: the airman and the elderly lady with a stick. 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