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Foetal stethoscope used at North Head Quarantine Station

Foetal stethoscope used at 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

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Dinner bell

Dinner bell

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Green wineglass

Green wineglass

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Green wineglass

Green wineglass

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Green wineglass

Green wineglass

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Green wineglass

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Round copper plaque

Round copper plaque

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Signal lamp

Signal lamp

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Green wineglass

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Truncheon

Truncheon

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Photograph of face of smallpox patient

Photograph of face of smallpox patient

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Photograph of group of timber buildings on coastline

Photograph of group of timber buildings on coastline

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White ceramic chamber pot

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Round orange lifebouy marked 'PASTEUR SYDNEY'

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White cotton pillowcase

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White cotton pillowcase

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Enamel and metal mug from North Head Quarantine Station

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Broken glass tube

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Metal stamp inscribed "Quarantine Service Australia'

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Photograph of tents and buildings

Photograph of tents and buildings

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Oval metal frame for anaesthetic mask

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Gynaecological speculum

Gynaecological speculum

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Clear glass bottle containing copper sulphate solution

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White cotton pillowcase

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White cotton pillowcase

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Metal retractor

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Pair of wooden splints for leg

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Arm splint

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Key for leg irons

Key for leg irons

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Leg irons

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Gynaecological speculum

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Bunsen burner

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Photograph of harbour with ships and wharf

Photograph of harbour with ships and wharf

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Cruet set

Cruet set

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White cotton pillowcase

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White cotton pillowcase

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Round silver lid

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Foetal stethoscope used at North Head Quarantine Station

Foetal stethoscope used at North Head Quarantine Station

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Pair of slightly rusty black metal handcuffs

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Pear shaped metal frame for child's anaesthetic mask

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Glass bottle with glass stopper

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Pair of wooden splints for arms

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China washbasin

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Ceramic Wedgwood meat plate from the North Head Quarantine Station

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White cotton pillowcase

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Pair of wooden splints for lower left leg

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Metal abdominal retractor

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Soap dish with lid and rack

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

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White ceramic jug

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Terracotta water bottle with stopper and dish

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Gynaecological speculum

Gynaecological speculum

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Calipers

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Metal abdominal retractor

Metal abdominal retractor

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White ceramic candle holder with snuffer

White ceramic candle holder with snuffer

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Wooden stand with drawer and racks for test tubes and other ...

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White cotton pillowcase

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Bayonet

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