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Metal teaspoon

Metal teaspoon

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Teaspoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Glass bottle with glass stopper

Glass bottle with glass stopper

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White ceramic cruet set

White ceramic cruet set

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Metal teaspoon

Metal teaspoon

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Photograph of face of smallpox patient

Photograph of face of smallpox patient

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ceramic teapot with lid

Ceramic teapot with lid

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Teapots
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Cruet set

Cruet set

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Foetal stethoscope used at North Head Quarantine Station

Foetal stethoscope used at North Head Quarantine Station

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Metal fork

Metal fork

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Forks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Framed certificate from R.M.S.

Framed certificate from R.M.S. "Niagara" to the North Head Q...

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Certificates of appreciation
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Silver meat cover

Silver meat cover

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London, England
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Photograph of smallpox patient

Photograph of smallpox patient

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Foetal stethoscope used at North Head Quarantine Station

Foetal stethoscope used at North Head Quarantine Station

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Head torch

Head torch

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bunsen burner

Bunsen burner

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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Green wineglass

Green wineglass

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Photograph of tents and buildings

Photograph of tents and buildings

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Small, pale pink, oval glass dish with flower shaped design underneath

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Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Metal fork

Metal fork

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Silver dessertspoon

Silver dessertspoon

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Round copper plaque

Round copper plaque

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White ceramic chamber pot

White ceramic chamber pot

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Wooden dish

Wooden dish

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Toothpaste dish with lid

Toothpaste dish with lid

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bunsen burner

Bunsen burner

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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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White ceramic mug with rural scene

White ceramic mug with rural scene

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ceramic Wedgwood dinner plate from the North Head Quarantine Station

Ceramic Wedgwood dinner plate from the North Head Quarantine...

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Plates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Josiah Wedgwood
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Pottery dish decorated with a wading bird, bands of cross-hatching, and a leaf pattern

Pottery dish decorated with a wading bird, bands of cross-ha...

Tiwi Ipima Arts collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1988
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Laryngoscope and tongue depressor contained within metal tube

Laryngoscope and tongue depressor contained within metal tub...

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Medical instruments
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Silver candle holder

Silver candle holder

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Cruet set

Cruet set

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Photograph of arm of smallpox patient

Photograph of arm of smallpox patient

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Photograph of the view from the Quarantine Station to Sydney Harbour

Photograph of the view from the Quarantine Station to Sydney...

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1975
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Large rectangular deep white enamel dish with blue rim at the top

Large rectangular deep white enamel dish with blue rim at th...

Thompson Family collection
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Green wineglass

Green wineglass

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Wine glasses
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Truncheon

Truncheon

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Silver dessertspoon

Silver dessertspoon

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Silver aluminium dish used on top of kitchen scales

Silver aluminium dish used on top of kitchen scales

Bryan Matthews collection
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Nowra, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs June G. Matthews
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1953
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Photograph of harbour with ships and wharf

Photograph of harbour with ships and wharf

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L'Echalote Corning Ware oven dish damaged in Marysville bushfire, Black Saturday, 7 February 2009

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Lynne Stone (Marysville) collection
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Marysville, Victoria, Australia
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2009
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Thick glass dish

Thick glass dish

Anne Girard collection
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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White ceramic candle holder with snuffer

White ceramic candle holder with snuffer

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Candle holders
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Signal lamp

Signal lamp

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Photograph of upper body of smallpox patient

Photograph of upper body of smallpox patient

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Dinner bell

Dinner bell

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Green wineglass

Green wineglass

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Wine glasses
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Aluminium sugar bowl with lid

Aluminium sugar bowl with lid

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Sugar bowls
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Cruet set

Cruet set

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Pair of wooden splints for leg

Pair of wooden splints for leg

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Photograph of nine men standing next to a tent and a portable boiler

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Thick glass dish

Thick glass dish

Anne Girard collection
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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White ceramic jug

White ceramic jug

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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England, Great Britain
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Photograph of an inscription carved into a rock face which begins

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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1975
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Photograph of Quarantine Station and harbour

Photograph of Quarantine Station and harbour

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Deep rectangular off-white enamel dish

Deep rectangular off-white enamel dish

Thompson Family collection
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Pair of wooden splints for arms

Pair of wooden splints for arms

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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White ceramic coffee cup with saucer

White ceramic coffee cup with saucer

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Cup, saucer and plate sets
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England, United Kingdom
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Photograph of ships in a harbour

Photograph of ships in a harbour

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Photograph of ships in a harbour

Photograph of ships in a harbour

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Municipality of Glen Innes, small roughly-square metal dish with scalloped edges

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Colledge Family collection
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Glen Innes, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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