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Shark.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tarunga
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1969
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Volutidae Volutoconus Bednalli (Rare)

Volutidae Volutoconus Bednalli (Rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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South East Wind

South East Wind

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nambinara
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1948
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Conidae Conus Vexillum

Conidae Conus Vexillum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Spearhead

Spearhead

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Spearheads
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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1935
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Conidae Conus Litteratus

Conidae Conus Litteratus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1975
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Eight Conidae Conus Anemone shells

Eight Conidae Conus Anemone shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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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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Two Conidae Conus Sugillatus shells

Two Conidae Conus Sugillatus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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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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Muricidae Pterynotus Permaesta

Muricidae Pterynotus Permaesta

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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NineteenJanthinidae Janthina Janthina shells

NineteenJanthinidae Janthina Janthina shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Moruya, New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Thaidinae Mancinella Mancinella shells

Two Thaidinae Mancinella Mancinella shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Two Muricidae Euphyllon Cervicornus shells

Two Muricidae Euphyllon Cervicornus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Melville Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Two Conidae Conus Sanguinolentus shells

Two Conidae Conus Sanguinolentus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Haliotidae Haliotis Asinina

Haliotidae Haliotis Asinina

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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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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Four Turbinidae Subninella Undulata shells

Four Turbinidae Subninella Undulata shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Weapon - Spearthrower Groote Eylandt

Weapon - Spearthrower Groote Eylandt

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Bark painting, Kestrels and Chicks

Bark painting, Kestrels and Chicks

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Minimini Numalkiyiya Mamarika
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1948
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Cassididae Phalium Bandatum

Cassididae Phalium Bandatum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1978
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Canoe Kangaroo Men Fish

Canoe Kangaroo Men Fish

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Minimini Numalkiyiya Mamarika
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1948
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Melongenidae Volegalea Wardiana from Maningrida

Melongenidae Volegalea Wardiana from Maningrida

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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Cypraeidae Cyraea Tigris from Smith Point

Cypraeidae Cyraea Tigris from Smith Point

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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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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Decorated shell

Decorated shell

Regina Wagner collection
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Ornaments
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Painting depicts the creation of the constellation,

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wandjiwara
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1963
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Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Four Turbinidae Senectus Squamosus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Thaidinae Drupa Morum

Thaidinae Drupa Morum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Fasciolariidae Latirus Smaragdulus

Fasciolariidae Latirus Smaragdulus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Tonnidae Tonna Allium

Tonnidae Tonna Allium

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Four Conidae Conus Monachus shells

Four Conidae Conus Monachus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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Unidentified Island

Unidentified Island

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Two Struthiolariidae Struthiolaria Vermis shells

Two Struthiolariidae Struthiolaria Vermis shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Waipu, North Island, New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Cancellariidae Sydaphera Undulata

Cancellariidae Sydaphera Undulata

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1979
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Haliotidae Haliotis Ovina

Haliotidae Haliotis Ovina

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Fiji
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1983
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The Moon, Jumauria

The Moon, Jumauria

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Kulpidja
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1948
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Sculpture - wood

Sculpture - wood

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Wood carvings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Muricidae Homalocantha Secunda (rare)

Muricidae Homalocantha Secunda (rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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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 Cypraeidae Cypraea Reticulifera shells

Four Cypraeidae Cypraea Reticulifera shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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South East Wind

South East Wind

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nambinara
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1948
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Stingray.

Stingray.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tarunga
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1969
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Hand made pick

Hand made pick

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Picks
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Not provided
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1964
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The Lizard, Tjunda - Yirrkala, 1948

The Lizard, Tjunda - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Wood carvings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Painting depicts a large sawfish surrounded by two turtles and three stingrays

Painting depicts a large sawfish surrounded by two turtles a...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Conidae Conus Chaldaeus

Conidae Conus Chaldaeus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Volutidae Zebramoria Zebra

Volutidae Zebramoria Zebra

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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New South Wales, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Mappa shells (uncommon)

Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Mappa shells (uncommon)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Mamarika  Wind.

Mamarika Wind.

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bukanda
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1969
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Cypraeidae Cypraea Miliaris

Cypraeidae Cypraea Miliaris

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Shell

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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Turbinidae Turbo Necnivosus

Turbinidae Turbo Necnivosus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Giant clam shell

Giant clam shell

Australian Fisheries Management Authority collection
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Two Trochidae Trochus Maculatus shells

Two Trochidae Trochus Maculatus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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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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Six Janthinidae Janthina Globosa shells

Six Janthinidae Janthina Globosa 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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Totem Place of Wild Honey

Totem Place of Wild Honey

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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1948
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Two Muricidae Chicoreus Cornucervi shells

Two Muricidae Chicoreus Cornucervi shells

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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Painting depicts two pointed oval-shapes

Painting depicts two pointed oval-shapes

Anonymous (17/8/1968) collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Prau

Prau

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nagingapa Naminyamanja
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1969
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Volutidae Aulicina Irvinae (uncommon)

Volutidae Aulicina Irvinae (uncommon)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Fremantle, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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