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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Edmund Milne collection
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Edmund Milne collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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Mulbrung Jack
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Gerhardt Laves collection
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Daisy Bates and Herbert Browne collection
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Ooldea, South Australia, Australia
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Daisy M. Bates CBE
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Edmund Milne collection
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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Robert M. Wishart
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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Patricia Heath collection
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Keith Goddard collection
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Nicholson Homestead, Western Australia, Australia
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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea
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Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Ocenaia
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Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Clarence Henry
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Patricia Heath collection
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Papuan Official collection
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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr E W Zimmer
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Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Ocenaia
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Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Lagrange, Western Australia, Australia
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Patricia Heath collection
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Gascoyne River, Western Australia, Australia
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Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Ocenaia
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Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr E W. Zimmer
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Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Ocenaia
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Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Edmund Milne collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Guiseppe Picone collection
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Papuan Official collection
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Papuan Official collection
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Keith Goddard collection
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Nicholson Homestead, Western Australia, Australia
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William Ewart Williams collection
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North-western Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Fitzgerald
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