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Club

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia
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The green turtle, Gariwa - Yirrkala, 1948

The green turtle, Gariwa - 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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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Club

Club

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Club

Club

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Club

Club

Florence Gaby collection
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Club

Club

S Jackson collection
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Sale, Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1900
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Club with pointed head

Club with pointed head

Edmund Milne collection
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Club

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Club with bulbous head

Club with bulbous head

Edmund Milne collection
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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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Club

Club

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1966
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Club

Club

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Club

Club

Patricia Heath collection
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Ms Patricia Heath
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Bark painting 'Two Mimi Spirits (males) dancing' by Paddy Compass Namatbara, Croker Island, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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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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Snake Jiningbirna.

Snake Jiningbirna.

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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Nanungunda
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1969
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Wooden club handle

Wooden club handle

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Club, Victoria

Club, Victoria

Horne-Bowie collection
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Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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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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Shark.

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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Bukanda
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1969
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Club

Club

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Gerhardt Laves
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1931
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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Bark painting depicts six human figures with hair gathered into cone shape at top of heads

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Dorothy Bennett 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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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Gascoyne, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Weapon - Tasmanian Aboriginal club - wooden

Weapon - Tasmanian Aboriginal club - wooden

Edmund Milne collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Club

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Patricia Heath collection
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Ms Patricia Heath
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Club made by Jacky Plowright, 1848

Club made by Jacky Plowright, 1848

Edmund Milne collection
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Jacky Plowright
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1890
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Club

Club

Katherine Stow collection
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Western NSW, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Wooden club, Weapon

Wooden club, Weapon

Stan Mitchell collection
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Club

Club

Horne-Bowie collection
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Wooden club, made by Mickey Bell, Jervis Bay, New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Club from Cobar, New South Wales, 1897

Club from Cobar, New South Wales, 1897

Edmund Milne collection
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Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
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Not provided
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1897
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Club

Club

Edmund Milne collection
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Wilfred N. Beaver
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1915
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Bark painting 'Tortoises and fresh water crocodiles' by Birrikidji Gumana, Yirrkala, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Birrikitji Gumana
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1963
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Club - Croker Island

Club - Croker Island

Enid Bowden collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Club from lower Darling River region, New South Wales

Club from lower Darling River region, New South Wales

Edmund Milne collection
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Lower Darling River Region, New South Wales, Australia
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Club, Cairns, Queensland

Club, Cairns, Queensland

Horne-Bowie collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Straight club

Straight club

Edmund Milne collection
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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A  Dreaming of the Mandalbui People (On Bark: Dance of  the Dreamtime Salmons).

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Dorothy Bennett 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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Asymmetrical wooden club, with one tapered end, and the other with a truncated bulbous head

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spearthrowers
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nangiliana
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Forked wooden club

Forked wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Wood carving - water bird - Yirrkala, 1948

Wood carving - water bird - 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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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Weapon - Club - wooden

Weapon - Club - wooden

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Club

Club

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Southern South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Club

Club

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Pigmented wooden club

Pigmented wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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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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Weapon - Spear - Yirrkala, 1948

Weapon - Spear - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Forked wooden club

Forked wooden club

Charles Hart collection
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Cylindrical wooden club with a smoothed surface, and an enlarged head which tapers to a point, and gradually tapers to the proximal end

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JW Lindo collection
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Moolooloo, South Australia, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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Club

Club

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1927
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