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Photograph of tents and buildings

Photograph of tents and buildings

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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Telegraph Office

Telegraph Office

Australia Post Historical collection
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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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Green wineglass

Green wineglass

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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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1975
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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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Sign which reads

Sign which reads "Ban all Nuclear Tests" and "Please sign Pe...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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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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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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Cardboard sign for coriander from market garden stall

Cardboard sign for coriander from market garden stall

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Pair of wooden splints for leg

Pair of wooden splints for leg

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Noticee: visitors are permitted to see those persons who are committed for trial on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

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Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1892
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Monga State Forest sign

Monga State Forest sign

Val Plumwood collection
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Silver dessertspoon

Silver dessertspoon

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Rectangular enamelled metal sign

Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

Australia Post Historical collection
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1980
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TO QUARANTINE LAUNCH AEDES

TO QUARANTINE LAUNCH AEDES

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Torrens Island, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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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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White ceramic chamber pot

White ceramic chamber pot

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Department of Lands, Sydney Warning Corwn Land

Department of Lands, Sydney Warning Corwn Land

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Ceramic Wedgwood dinner plate from the North Head Quarantine Station

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North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Plates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Josiah Wedgwood
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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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Two information boards for Keith Hearn's 'Southern Cross' model

Two information boards for Keith Hearn's 'Southern Cross' mo...

Hearn collection
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Pair of wooden leg splints

Pair of wooden leg splints

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Crossley Motors Ltd, Manchester Sign

Crossley Motors Ltd, Manchester Sign

Ron Bell collection
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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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White ceramic cruet set

White ceramic cruet set

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Japan
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Rectangular aluminium sign with

Rectangular aluminium sign with "Canberra City Postcode 2601...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Cardboard sign for red radish from market garden stall

Cardboard sign for red radish from market garden stall

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Photograph of the view from the Quarantine Station to Sydney Harbour

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North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1975
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Signal lamp

Signal lamp

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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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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Cardboard sign for leeks from market garden stall

Cardboard sign for leeks from market garden stall

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Green wineglass

Green wineglass

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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'We Want Land Rights Right Now', sign - used at the Aboriginal Tent Embassy, Canberra, 1972

'We Want Land Rights Right Now', sign - used at the Aborigin...

Department of Aboriginal Affairs collection no. 2
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Aboriginal Tent Embassy, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Terri...
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Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and

Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and "Canber...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Green wineglass

Green wineglass

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Enamel and metal mug from North Head Quarantine Station

Enamel and metal mug from North Head Quarantine Station

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Mugs
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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

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

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North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Certificates of appreciation
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Plastic sign for bokchoy from market garden stall

Plastic sign for bokchoy from market garden stall

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Sign which reads

Sign which reads "Peace Bus goods reduced"

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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Photograph of an inscription carved into a rock face which begins

Photograph of an inscription carved into a rock face which b...

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1975
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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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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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Ceramic Wedgwood meat plate from the North Head Quarantine Station

Ceramic Wedgwood meat plate from the North Head Quarantine S...

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

Dinner bell

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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Plaques
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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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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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Silver coffeepot

Silver coffeepot

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Coffeepots
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Elkington & Co
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Unused rectangular beige and brown sign that designates a protected Aboriginal burial ground

Unused rectangular beige and brown sign that designates a pr...

Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority NT collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority
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1987
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Head torch

Head torch

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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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

Photograph of nine men standing next to a tent and a portabl...

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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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