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Painting by Gordon Syron - Left side of tryptic

Painting by Gordon Syron - Left side of tryptic

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Oil painting of an Aboriginal man and woman of the Goulburn area, 1854

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AR Browning collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Thomas T. Balcombe
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Toothpaste dish with lid

Toothpaste dish with lid

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Painting no. 10, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla swallows the Bil-bil brothers

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Painting no. 16, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla goes down onto the sea, leaving the country peopled with animals as well as humans

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White ceramic candle holder with snuffer

White ceramic candle holder with snuffer

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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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Painting no. 6, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla showing the men how to dance properly

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Photograph of ships in a harbour

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

Signal lamp

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Truncheon

Truncheon

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Oil painting of Mount Ainslie viewed from Russell Hill, Canberra, 1955

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Mount Ainslie, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Photograph of harbour with ships and wharf

Photograph of harbour with ships and wharf

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Oil painting depicting H. M. Brig. Lady Nelson. C1830

Oil painting depicting H. M. Brig. Lady Nelson. C1830

Lady Nelson Painting collection
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Cruet set

Cruet set

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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White ceramic jug

White ceramic jug

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England, Great Britain
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Metal fork

Metal fork

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Silver meat cover

Silver meat cover

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London, England
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Painting no. 1, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla making Narabullgan

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Metal fork

Metal fork

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Oil painting titled 'Flora and Fauna Four' by Christopher Pease

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Christopher Pease collection no. 2
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Silver dessertspoon

Silver dessertspoon

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Framed certificate from R.M.S.

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Painting depicts a bush scene that includes an emu & a turkey

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Dick Roughsey OBE
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1977
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Firing the Humpy by Lin Onus

Firing the Humpy by Lin Onus

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Green wineglass

Green wineglass

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Willanga Cottages by Gordon Syron

Willanga Cottages by Gordon Syron

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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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1982
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Painting no. 15, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla tears the mountain to pieces and hurls it all over the country

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Interior for Opening Parliament, C/S

Interior for Opening Parliament, C/S

Marcia Rankin collection
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Sir Ivor H. Hele CBE
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1954
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Photograph of the pages of a book which is partially titled

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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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Photograph of the view from the Quarantine Station to Sydney Harbour

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Ceramic Wedgwood dinner plate from the North Head Quarantine Station

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Plates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Josiah Wedgwood
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Cruet set

Cruet set

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Painting no. 5, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - Goorialla watching men dancing the sacred Butta keera

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Dick Roughsey Rainbow Serpent collection
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Silver candle holder

Silver candle holder

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Green wineglass

Green wineglass

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Aluminium sugar bowl with lid

Aluminium sugar bowl with lid

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Painting no. 8, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - The young Bil-bil brothers come running in for shelter

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Photograph of tents and buildings

Photograph of tents and buildings

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Photograph of upper body of smallpox patient

Photograph of upper body of smallpox patient

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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China washbasin

China washbasin

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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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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Painting no. 9, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - No-one has any room - the Rainbow lorikeet boys ask Goorialla for shelter

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White ceramic chamber pot

White ceramic chamber pot

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Round copper plaque

Round copper plaque

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Green wineglass

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North Head Quarantine Station collection
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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

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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Painting no. 13, Rainbow Serpent story by Dick Roughsey - The Wangoo cut Goorialla open and the Bil-bil brothers emerged as Rainbow lorikeets

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Photograph of upper body of smallpox patient

Photograph of upper body of smallpox patient

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

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Dinner bell

Dinner bell

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Painting by Gordon Syron - Church On Hill, 1982

Painting by Gordon Syron - Church On Hill, 1982

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Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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Photograph of face of smallpox patient

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North Head Quarantine Station collection
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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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Health and medical equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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'Terror Nullius - Flora and Fauna - Hanging Gum Trees', Gordon Syron, 2009

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Gordon and Elaine Syron collection
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Silver coffeepot

Silver coffeepot

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Elkington & Co
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Sign Here - So Help Me God! by Ellen Jose

Sign Here - So Help Me God! by Ellen Jose

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1992
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Sir Colin MacKenzie

Sir Colin MacKenzie

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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William B. McInnes
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