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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tuprukamiri
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1965
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JW Lindo collection
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Gladys Henry collection
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Euramo, Tully, QLD, Australia
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1970
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A Morrison collection no. 1
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Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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1969
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Forrest River, Western Australia, Australia
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1934
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Horne-Bowie collection
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1926
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Reverend FR Nitzschke collection
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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1914
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Gerhardt Laves collection
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1931
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University of Sydney collection
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1957
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Horne-Bowie collection
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1926
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Stan Mitchell collection
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Horne-Bowie collection
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Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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1993
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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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Stan Mitchell collection
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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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Horne-Bowie collection
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1926
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Horne-Bowie collection
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Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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1993
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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1948
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Edmund Milne collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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1931
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Horne-Bowie collection
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Keith Goddard collection
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East Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1948
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Keith Goddard collection
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East Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1948
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Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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Horne-Bowie collection
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Enid Bowden collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1987
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Keith Goddard collection
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East Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1948
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Horne-Bowie collection
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Dick and Lindsay Roughsey collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lindsay Roughsey
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1972
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University of Sydney collection
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1957
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Reverend FR Nitzschke collection
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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1914
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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Madi
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1965
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Enid Bowden collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1987
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Dr Alex Van der Leeden collection
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Numbulwar, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Edmund Milne collection
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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1931
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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Edmund Milne collection
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Edmund Milne collection
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Stan Mitchell collection
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Stan Mitchell collection
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Edmund Milne collection
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Edmund Milne collection
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Edmund Milne collection
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Edmund Milne collection
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