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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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Turban shell used by Professor Graeme Clarke

Turban shell used by Professor Graeme Clarke

Graeme Clark, University of Melbourne - Cochlear Limited collection
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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Dr La Mont West collection
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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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Pearl shell

Pearl shell

Australian Institute of Anatomy Pacific Island unsourced collection
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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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Large natural gastropod shell for signalling that a turtle was caught

Large natural gastropod shell for signalling that a turtle w...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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Nautilus shells

Nautilus shells

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Muriel Maynard collection
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Muriel Maynard collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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1918
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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L and T Hackney collection
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Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas P. Hackney
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Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Undine Reef

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1975
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Marginellidae Austroginella Muscaria

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Five Potamididae Telescopium Telescopium shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1967
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Volutidae Cymbiola Rutila

Volutidae Cymbiola Rutila

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1965
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Two Magilidae Rapa Rapiformis shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Reevei

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1977
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Haliotidae Haliotis Virginea

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Thaidinae Nassa Francolina shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Conidae Conus Dorreensis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Terebridae Terebra Affinis shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Conidae Conus Lividus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Seven Conidae Conus Anemone shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Haliotidae Haliotis Ruber

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Errones shells from Lee Point

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Thaidinae Drupa Grossularia

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Lola Greeno collection
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Lola Greeno
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Ellobiidae Volegalea Wardiana

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Two Conidae Conus Trigonus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Port Keats (Wadeye), Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Conidae Conus Virgo

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Struthiolariaiidae Struthiolaria Vermis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Waipu, North Island, New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cowrie shell

Cowrie shell

Dr Andrew Horwood collection
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Two Cypraeidae Cyraea Annulus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Biak, Schouten Islands, Papua, Indonesia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Mappa shells (uncommon)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Cancellariidae Sydaphera Undulata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1979
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Tonnidae Tonna Hawrakiensis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Island, New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1961
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Two Muricidae Vitularia Milaris shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Alcithoe Fusus Fusus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Haliotidae Haliotis Asinina from Thomas Bay

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1984
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Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Darwin

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Three Mytilidae Species Shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1982
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Marginellidae Austroginella Muscaria

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Four Janthinidae Janthina Exiqua shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Island, New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Vitellus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Haliotidae Haliotis Virginea

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Bagged 'button' shells, part of the necklace making kit

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Lola Greeno collection
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Lola Greeno
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Strombidae Strombus Variabilis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Muricidae Haustellum Tweedianum shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Muricidae Murexsul Octogonus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Island, New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Haliotidae Haliotis Cyclobates

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Six Turbinidae Micrastraea Aurea shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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