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Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Mappa shells (uncommon)

Two Cypraeidae Cypraea Mappa shells (uncommon)

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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Sculpture - wood - witchetty grub

Sculpture - wood - witchetty grub

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djulwadak Dawidi
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1965
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Firedrill base

Firedrill base

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Firesticks
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1968
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Cassididae Phalium Pyrum forma Ericanum

Cassididae Phalium Pyrum forma Ericanum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1955
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Four Muricidae Pterynotus Eos shells (very rare)

Four Muricidae Pterynotus Eos shells (very rare)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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New Zealand
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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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Cypraeidae Cypraea Cylindrica

Cypraeidae Cypraea Cylindrica

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Volutidae Amoria Keatsiana (uncommon)

Volutidae Amoria Keatsiana (uncommon)

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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Volutidae Lyria Mitraeformis from Port Lincoln

Volutidae Lyria Mitraeformis from Port Lincoln

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Port Lincoln, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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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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Bark painting titled Emu and Small Birds Feeding on Wild Berries by Bunyuwuy, Milingimbi, Northern Territory

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Y Pettinato collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bunyuwuy
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Bark painting titled Red Kangaroo by Bunguwuy

Bark painting titled Red Kangaroo by Bunguwuy

Y Pettinato collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Bunguwuy
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Tonnidae Tonna Sulcosa

Tonnidae Tonna Sulcosa

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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1969
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Four Turbinidae Turbo Chrysostoma shells

Four Turbinidae Turbo Chrysostoma shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Eight Conidae Conus Klemae shells (uncommon)

Eight Conidae Conus Klemae shells (uncommon)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Catfish sculpture

Catfish sculpture

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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1965
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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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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 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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Two Cypraeidae Cyraea  Ellatrivia Merces shells

Two Cypraeidae Cyraea Ellatrivia Merces 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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1975
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Thaidinae Drupa Grossularia

Thaidinae Drupa Grossularia

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1973
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Four Turbinidae Astraea Stellaris shells

Four Turbinidae Astraea Stellaris shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Shell

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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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Wild Honey

Wild Honey

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djimbun
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Armband

Armband

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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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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Two Cypraeidae Cyraea Annulus shells

Two Cypraeidae Cyraea Annulus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Biak, Schouten Islands, Papua, Indonesia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Vasidae Vasum Turbinellum with operculum

Vasidae Vasum Turbinellum with operculum

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Turtle

Turtle

Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bayma
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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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Six Fasciolariidae Fusinus Australis shells

Six Fasciolariidae Fusinus Australis 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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Liyagalawumirri  mortuary rites.

Liyagalawumirri mortuary rites.

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nanganarralil
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1964
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Two Conidae Conus Emaciatus shells

Two Conidae Conus Emaciatus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Bark painting 'Waterhole Life' by David Malangi, Milingimbi

Bark painting 'Waterhole Life' by David Malangi, Milingimbi

Y Pettinato collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

Armband - Milingimbi, N.T.

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Armbands
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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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Cypraeidae Cypraea Caurica

Cypraeidae Cypraea Caurica

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Shell

Shell

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Three Bullariidae Bulla Punctulata shells

Three Bullariidae Bulla Punctulata 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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1971
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Two Strombidae Strombus Mutabilis shells

Two Strombidae Strombus Mutabilis shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1971
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Tonnidae Tonna Chimensis

Tonnidae Tonna Chimensis

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1963
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Totemic Drawing of Fish and Eggs. (Although this title is listed in file, it does not seem to correspond with the painting)

Totemic Drawing of Fish and Eggs. (Although this title is li...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gowan
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Melo Amphora (Volutidae)

Melo Amphora (Volutidae)

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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Turbinidae Turbo Necnivosus

Turbinidae Turbo Necnivosus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1969
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Boyukarrpi
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Child's drawing - The Dreamtime by Peter Djumbu, Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy NT

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Dhupuma College, Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter Djumbu
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Two Conidae Conus Lividus shells

Two Conidae Conus Lividus shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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Five Bullariidae Bulla Punctulata shells

Five Bullariidae Bulla Punctulata 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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Snake sculpture

Snake sculpture

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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1965
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Trochidae Angaria Tyria

Trochidae Angaria Tyria

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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66 Vexillidae Vexillum Jukesi shells

66 Vexillidae Vexillum Jukesi 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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1968
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Unidentified. Depicts large rectangle with crosshatched bands forming four panels

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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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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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 Gelagna Succincta (rare)

Cymatiidae Gelagna Succincta (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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1970
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Carving of a water bird

Carving of a water bird

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Wood carvings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Jimmy Lipundja
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1966
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Bark painting 'Tree Spirit' by David Malangi, Milingimbi, 1967

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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David D. Malangi
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1967
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Volutidae Cymbiolena Magnifica (juvenile)

Volutidae Cymbiolena Magnifica (juvenile)

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Queensland, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1972
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Conidae Conus Mustellinus

Conidae Conus Mustellinus

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1968
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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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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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