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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 Terebridae Terebra Undulata shells

Two Terebridae Terebra Undulata shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Amoria Tuneri

Volutidae Amoria Tuneri

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 Cypraeidae Cyraea Annulus shells

Two Cypraeidae Cyraea Annulus shells

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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Conidae Conus Marmoreus

Conidae Conus Marmoreus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Amoria Macandrewi

Volutidae Amoria Macandrewi

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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Two Terebridae Terebra Affinis shells

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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Pearl shells in wire panel

Pearl shells in wire panel

Daniel Aitken collection no. 1
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Daniel Aitken
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2001
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Cassididae Casmaria Erinaceus

Cassididae Casmaria Erinaceus

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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Conidae Conus Virgo

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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Cassididae Phalium Areola

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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Painting depicts the creation of the constellation,

Painting depicts the creation of the constellation, "Wuripir...

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wandjiwara
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1963
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Bark painting 'Couple of Mimi Spirits' by Paddy Compass Namatbara, Croker Island, 1963

Bark painting 'Couple of Mimi Spirits' by Paddy Compass Nama...

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy C. Namatbara
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1963
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Two Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Two Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1967
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Thaidinae Thais Biserialis

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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Strombidae Lambis Lambis

Strombidae Lambis Lambis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North-west Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Two Muricidae Hexaplex Stainforthii shells

Two Muricidae Hexaplex Stainforthii shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Eighty Mile Beach, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Bursidae Bursa Granularis

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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Two Turbinidae Ninella Torquata shells

Two Turbinidae Ninella Torquata 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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Five Conidae Conus Singletoni shells (scarce)

Five Conidae Conus Singletoni shells (scarce)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1966
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Three Muricidae Pterynotus Bednalli shells (rare)

Three Muricidae Pterynotus Bednalli shells (rare)

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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Volutidae Aulicina Sophiae

Volutidae Aulicina Sophiae

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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Harpidae Harpa Davidis

Harpidae Harpa Davidis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Pearl shells in wire panel

Pearl shells in wire panel

Daniel Aitken collection no. 1
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Daniel Aitken
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2001
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Two Cypraeidae Cyraea Annulus shells

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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Cypraeidae Cypraea Reevei

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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Thaidinae Drupa Rubusidaeus

Thaidinae Drupa Rubusidaeus

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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Haliotidae Haliotis Varia

Haliotidae Haliotis Varia

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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Struthiolariaiidae Tylospira Scutulata

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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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Muriel Maynard collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Six Terebridae Terebra Inconstans shells

Six Terebridae Terebra Inconstans 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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Fasciolariidae Saginafusus Pricei

Fasciolariidae Saginafusus Pricei

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Strombidae Lambis Millipeda

Strombidae Lambis Millipeda

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Volutidae Swanisoni Motutaraensis

Volutidae Swanisoni Motutaraensis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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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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Conidae Conus Miles

Conidae Conus Miles

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Cymatiidae Charonia Capax

Cymatiidae Charonia Capax

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 Talpa (uncommon)

Cypraeidae Cypraea Talpa (uncommon)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Fiji
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1983
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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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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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Volutidae Vountoconus Grossi (Rare)

Volutidae Vountoconus Grossi (Rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Terebridae Terebra Dimidiata

Terebridae Terebra Dimidiata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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FourTurbinidae Ninella Torquata shells

FourTurbinidae Ninella Torquata 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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1972
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Thaidinae Drupa Ricinus

Thaidinae Drupa Ricinus

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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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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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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Thaidinae Thais Orbita

Thaidinae Thais Orbita

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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Cowrie shell

Cowrie shell

Dr Andrew Horwood collection
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Two Volutidae Zebramoria Leneatiana

Two Volutidae Zebramoria Leneatiana

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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Conidae Conus Virgo

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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Conidae Conus Catus (scarce)

Conidae Conus Catus (scarce)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Conidae Conus Pulicarius

Conidae Conus Pulicarius

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Philippines
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Muricidae Murexsul Octogonus shells

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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Bark painting

Bark painting

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Namadbara
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1966
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Three Fasciolariidae Peristernia Ustulata shells.

Three Fasciolariidae Peristernia Ustulata shells.

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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Harpidae Harpa Amouretta

Harpidae Harpa Amouretta

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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Volutidae Alcithoe Hedleyi (rare)

Volutidae Alcithoe Hedleyi (rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Bark painting ' 'Cursing the Lovers' A painting of retribution' by Paddy Compass Namatbara

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Dorothy Bennett collection
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Paddy C. Namatbara
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Fifteen Bullariidae Bullaria Botanica shells

Fifteen Bullariidae Bullaria Botanica 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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Pearl shell

Pearl shell

Australian Institute of Anatomy Pacific Island unsourced collection
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