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Suitcase containing breathing apparatus

Suitcase containing breathing apparatus

North Head Quarantine Station collection
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Suitcases
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Surrey, England
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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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Silver dessertspoon

Silver dessertspoon

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Enamel and metal mug from North Head Quarantine Station

Enamel and metal mug from North Head Quarantine Station

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Metal teaspoon

Metal teaspoon

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Head torch

Head torch

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Torches
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ceramic Wedgwood meat 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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Green wineglass

Green wineglass

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Silver dessertspoon

Silver dessertspoon

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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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Photograph of tents and buildings

Photograph of tents and buildings

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White ceramic candle holder with snuffer

White ceramic candle holder with snuffer

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Signal lamp

Signal lamp

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Laryngoscope and tongue depressor contained within metal tube

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

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

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Certificates of appreciation
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Green wineglass

Green wineglass

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

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White ceramic cruet set

White ceramic cruet set

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Japan
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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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White ceramic coffee cup with saucer

White ceramic coffee cup with saucer

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Cup, saucer and plate sets
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England, United Kingdom
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Round copper plaque

Round copper plaque

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Plaques
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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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Palm leaf water container (akkul)

Palm leaf water container (akkul)

Lockhart River Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Centre collection
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Elizabeth '. Giblet
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Truncheon

Truncheon

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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

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Handcuffs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Cruet set

Cruet set

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Pair of wooden leg splints

Pair of wooden leg splints

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Health and medical equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reliance water bottle

Reliance water bottle

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Cruet set

Cruet set

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Water bottle

Water bottle

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Glass bottle with glass stopper

Glass bottle with glass stopper

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Bottles
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Metal knife with bone handle

Metal knife with bone handle

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Knives
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Sheffield, England
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Photograph of face of smallpox patient

Photograph of face of smallpox patient

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

Pair of wooden splints for lower left leg

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Health and medical equipment
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Signal lamp

Signal lamp

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Lamps
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Stockman's packhorse canteen

Stockman's packhorse canteen

Darrell Lewis collection no. 3
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Water containers
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Victoria River Downs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Darrell Lewis
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1986
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Silver meat cover

Silver meat cover

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Tableware
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London, England
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Silver coffeepot

Silver coffeepot

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Coffeepots
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Elkington & Co
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Photograph of ships in a harbour

Photograph of ships in a harbour

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Dinner bell

Dinner bell

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Bells
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Black kelp water carrier

Black kelp water carrier

Patsy Cameron collection no. 3
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Water containers
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Tasmania, Australia
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Aunty Patsy Cameron
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Arm splint

Arm splint

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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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Plates
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Josiah Wedgwood
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Metal knife with bone handle

Metal knife with bone handle

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Knives
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Sheffield, England
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Soap dish with lid and rack

Soap dish with lid and rack

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Soap dishes
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Brown kelp water carrier by Patsy Cameron

Brown kelp water carrier by Patsy Cameron

Patsy Cameron collection no. 3
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Water containers
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Tasmania, Australia
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Aunty Patsy Cameron
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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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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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Pair of wooden splints for arms

Pair of wooden splints for arms

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Silver candle holder

Silver candle holder

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Round silver lid

Round silver lid

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Lids
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Water container consisting of two coconut shells, joined together by a plaited fibre cord with a wooden plug on both ends

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Asou Omey collection
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Asou Omey
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1991
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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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Australian Military issue blue enamelled water bottle and carrier

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Parsons collection
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1920
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Aluminium sugar bowl with lid

Aluminium sugar bowl with lid

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Bunsen burner

Bunsen burner

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Bunsen burners
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Birmingham, West Midlands, England
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Aboriginal kelp water carrier, made by Vicki West

Aboriginal kelp water carrier, made by Vicki West

Jabal Centre collection
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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1996
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Dinner bell

Dinner bell

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Bells
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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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