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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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1900
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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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1900
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Pearl shell

Pearl shell

Australian Institute of Anatomy Pacific Island unsourced 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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1900
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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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1900
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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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1900
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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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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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1900
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Dr La Mont West 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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1900
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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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1900
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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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1900
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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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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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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Muriel Maynard collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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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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1900
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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bursidae Bursa Granularis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cassididae Phalium Areola

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Cymatiidae Cabestana Spengleri

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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Haliotidae Haliotis Conicopora

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1965
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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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Haliotidae Haliotis Australis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Waipu, North Island, New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1964
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Conidae Conus Virgo

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Biak, Schouten Islands, Papua, Indonesia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Conidae Conus Quercinus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Cypraeidae Cyraea Arabica

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Struthiolariaiidae Tylospira Scutulata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Twofold Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Muricidae Chicoreus Brunneus shells

Two Muricidae Chicoreus Brunneus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1975
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Portion of the bagged green 'maireener' shells, part of the ...

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Lola Greeno collection
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Rex Greeno
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Thaidinae Thais Biserialis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Mexico
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1967
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Volutidae Melo Amphora

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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Two Muricidae Haustellum Macgillivrayi shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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Cancellariidae Nevia Spirata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1959
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Haliotidae Haliotis Asinina

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Goulburn Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Volutidae Ericusa Fulgetrum Dictua

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Valley, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Turbinidae Bellastraea Sirius shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Lilly Pilly, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1974
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Cassididae Phalium Labiatum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Ulladulla, 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 Histrio

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1960
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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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Thaidinae Dicathais Baileyana (uncommon)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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Volutidae Aulicina Nivosa Oblita (rare red variety)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Black coral

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Four Trochidae Trochus Pyramis 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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Four Muricidae Pterynotus Eos shells (very rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Turbinidae Turbo Militaris shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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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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A pair of Mytilidae Species Shells from Kurnell

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kurnell, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1984
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Ten Mytilidae Perua Canaliculatus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Island, New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Notovoluta Kreuslerae (rare)

Volutidae Notovoluta Kreuslerae (rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Spencer Gulf, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Rodney Fox
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1968
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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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Bagged 'cockle' shells, part of the necklace making kit

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Lola Greeno collection
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Rex Greeno
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Cymatiidae Lawpusia [sic] Pileare

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Ericusa Papillosa (uncommon)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Eden, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1960
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Volutidae Aulica Flavicans

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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