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Stone knife

Stone knife

Douglas Seaton collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1964
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Metal fork

Metal fork

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Forks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Photograph of ships in a harbour

Photograph of ships in a harbour

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Laryngoscope and tongue depressor contained within metal tube

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North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Long cylindrical wooden stone-bladed knife with a pointed proximal end

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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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South-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Herbert Keys collection
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Manyallaluk, Northern Territory, Australia
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Laturumba
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1983
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Horne-Bowie collection
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Mungeranie, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Pair of wooden leg splints

Pair of wooden leg splints

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Taap knife

Taap knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Pointed metal knife blade hafted into a rounded knob of adhesive

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Olive Pink collection
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1977
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Photograph of Quarantine Station and harbour

Photograph of Quarantine Station and harbour

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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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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North Head Quarantine Station
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Knife with a wide blade with broken point

Knife with a wide blade with broken point

Thompson Family collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Macropod scapula used as a yam cutting knife

Macropod scapula used as a yam cutting knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Aluminium sugar bowl with lid

Aluminium sugar bowl with lid

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Sugar bowls
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Wooden handled knife with a rusty metal blade

Wooden handled knife with a rusty metal blade

Fiona Reynolds collection
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Photograph of nine men standing next to a tent and a portable boiler

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North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Stone knife from Cloncurry, 1908

Stone knife from Cloncurry, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
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1908
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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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North Head Quarantine Station
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Sugar cane cutting knife

Sugar cane cutting knife

Kaaren Sephton collection
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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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North Head Quarantine Station
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Knife with bullock horn handle

Knife with bullock horn handle

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Handpainted knife

Handpainted knife

Sir Hubert Opperman collection no. 2
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White ceramic cruet set

White ceramic cruet set

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Cruet sets
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Japan
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Metal fork

Metal fork

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Forks
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Stone knife with sheath

Stone knife with sheath

Keith Goddard collection
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Not provided
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1948
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White ceramic chamber pot

White ceramic chamber pot

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Chamber pots
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Taap knife

Taap knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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South-west Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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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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North Head Quarantine Station
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Keith Goddard collection
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Not provided
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1948
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Round copper plaque

Round copper plaque

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Plaques
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Stan Mitchell collection
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Pair of wooden splints for arm

Pair of wooden splints for arm

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Froe or side knife

Froe or side knife

Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Knives
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Sheffield, England
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Robert F Mosley Ltd
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1988
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Photograph of harbour with ships and wharf

Photograph of harbour with ships and wharf

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Knife made from an elliptical wooden shark tooth blade

Knife made from an elliptical wooden shark tooth blade

L and T Hackney collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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1900
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Terracotta water bottle with stopper and dish

Terracotta water bottle with stopper and dish

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Water containers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Photograph of group of men inside and around a tent

Photograph of group of men inside and around a tent

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Pair of slightly rusty black metal handcuffs

Pair of slightly rusty black metal handcuffs

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Handcuffs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Sugar cane cutting knife

Sugar cane cutting knife

Kaaren Sephton collection
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Stone knife

Stone knife

J Dymock collection
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Nicholson River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1969
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Glass bifacial point sharpened and worked to form knife-like tool with jagged edged sides, in wooden sheath

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Photograph of group of timber buildings on coastline

Photograph of group of timber buildings on coastline

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Stone knife with sheath

Stone knife with sheath

Keith Goddard collection
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Not provided
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1948
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Pair of wooden splints for lower left leg

Pair of wooden splints for lower left leg

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Health and medical equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Enid Bowden collection
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Stone knife and sheath

Stone knife and sheath

Stan Mitchell collection
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Photograph of smallpox patient

Photograph of smallpox patient

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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North Head Quarantine Station
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Stone knife

Stone knife

Jack Giuliano collection
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