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Cassididae Casmaria Ponderosa

Cassididae Casmaria Ponderosa

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1964
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Two Conidae Conus Parvulus shells

Two Conidae Conus Parvulus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Pair of Earrings made from Terebridae species shells

Pair of Earrings made from Terebridae species shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cypraeidae Cyraea  Mauritiana

Cypraeidae Cyraea Mauritiana

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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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Bicolor shells

Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Bicolor 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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Two Turbinidae Turbo Petholatus shells

Two Turbinidae Turbo Petholatus shells

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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Three Fasciolariidae Peristernia Incarnata shells (uncommon)

Three Fasciolariidae Peristernia Incarnata shells (uncommon)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Darwin

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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Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosa

Cypraeidae Cypraea Erosa

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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Cypraeidae Cyraea  Eglantina

Cypraeidae Cyraea Eglantina

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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Two Thaidinae Nassa Serta shells

Two Thaidinae Nassa Serta shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Terebridae Hastula Strigilata shells with container

Two Terebridae Hastula Strigilata shells with container

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Errones shellsfrom Aerodrome Beach

Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Errones shellsfrom Aerodrome Beach

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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Four Janthinidae Janthina Exiqua shells

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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Volutidae Volutoconus Bednalli (Rare)

Volutidae Volutoconus Bednalli (Rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Cymbiola Nobilis

Volutidae Cymbiola Nobilis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Singapore
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Haliotidae Haliotis Asinina from Thomas Bay

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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Ten Mytilidae Perua Canaliculatus shells

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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Two Muricidae Poirieria Zelandica shells

Two Muricidae Poirieria Zelandica shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cymatiidae Distoriso Anus

Cymatiidae Distoriso Anus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Melo Aethiopicus

Volutidae Melo Aethiopicus

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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Muricidae Pterynotus Permaesta

Muricidae Pterynotus Permaesta

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Fourteen Ellobiidae Cassidula Angulferra shells

Fourteen Ellobiidae Cassidula Angulferra shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Strombidae Strombus Variabilis

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 Fasciolariidae Pleuroploca Australiasia shells

Two Fasciolariidae Pleuroploca Australiasia 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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1964
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Turbinidae Turbo Petholatus

Turbinidae Turbo Petholatus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Haliotidae Haliotis Varia from Undine Reef

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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Tonnidae Tonna Allium

Tonnidae Tonna Allium

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Five Potamididae Telescopium Telescopium shells

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 Deshayesi

Volutidae Cymbiola Deshayesi

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Bourail, New Caledonia, France
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1965
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Strombidae Lambis Scorpius

Strombidae Lambis Scorpius

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Fiji
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Strombidae Strombus Luhuanus shells

Two Strombidae Strombus Luhuanus 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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Cymatiidae Cymatium Pfeitterianum (uncommon)

Cymatiidae Cymatium Pfeitterianum (uncommon)

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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1968
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Carneola

Cypraeidae Cypraea Carneola

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Volutidae Amoria Praetexta

Volutidae Amoria Praetexta

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1964
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Two Conidae Conus Vitulinus shells

Two Conidae Conus Vitulinus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Melongenidae Volegalea Wardiana from Shoal Bay

Melongenidae Volegalea Wardiana from Shoal Bay

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1967
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Volutidae Ternivoluta Studeri

Volutidae Ternivoluta Studeri

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Conidae Conus Distans

Conidae Conus Distans

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Hawaii, United States of America
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1960
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Conidae Conus Lythoglyphus

Conidae Conus Lythoglyphus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Biak, Schouten Islands, Papua, Indonesia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Errones shells

Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Errones shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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Bark painting depicting a totemic crocodile by Yirawala, Croker Island, 1965

Bark painting depicting a totemic crocodile by Yirawala, Cro...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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1965
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Four Turbinidae Subninella Undulata shells

Four Turbinidae Subninella Undulata 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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Conidae Conus Geographus

Conidae Conus Geographus

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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Volutidae Harpulina Capponica

Volutidae Harpulina Capponica

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Sri Lanka
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Alcithoe Fusus Fusus

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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Volutidae Melo Amphora

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 Thaidinae Purpura Aperta shells

Two Thaidinae Purpura Aperta shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Hawaii, United States of America
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1980
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Two Muricidae Pterynotus Triformus shells

Two Muricidae Pterynotus Triformus 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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1981
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Cymatiidae Lawpusia [sic] Pileare

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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Conidae Conus Dorreensis

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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Strombidae Strombus Variabilis

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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Strombidae Lambis Lambis (juvenile)

Strombidae Lambis Lambis (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Two Thaidinae Thais Bufo shells

Two Thaidinae Thais Bufo shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Yeppoon, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Bark painting 'Tribal country of the Kangaroos & their mythical journey' by Yirawala, Croker Island, 1970

Bark painting 'Tribal country of the Kangaroos & their mythi...

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 7
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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1970
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Cymatiidae Cymatium Lotorium

Cymatiidae Cymatium Lotorium

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1979
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Strombidae Strombus Aratrum

Strombidae Strombus Aratrum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Turbinidae Turbo Pulcher

Turbinidae Turbo Pulcher

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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Volutidae Amoria Damoni

Volutidae Amoria Damoni

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1962
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Pyriformis

Cypraeidae Cypraea Pyriformis

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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