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Green wineglass

Green wineglass

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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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Truncheon

Truncheon

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Photograph of face of smallpox patient

Photograph of face of smallpox patient

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Round copper plaque

Round copper plaque

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Foetal stethoscope used at North Head Quarantine Station

Foetal stethoscope used at North Head Quarantine Station

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Green wineglass

Green wineglass

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Photograph of group of timber buildings on coastline

Photograph of group of timber buildings on coastline

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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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Signal lamp

Signal lamp

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Green wineglass

Green wineglass

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Dinner bell

Dinner bell

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Pair of wooden splints for leg

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White ceramic candle holder with snuffer

White ceramic candle holder with snuffer

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Photograph of Quarantine Station and harbour

Photograph of Quarantine Station and harbour

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Metal knife with bone handle

Metal knife with bone handle

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White cotton pillowcase

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Toothpaste dish with lid

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Pair of wooden splints for arms

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Gynaecological speculum

Gynaecological speculum

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Arm splint

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White ceramic coffee cup with saucer

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Metal knife with bone handle

Metal knife with bone handle

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White cotton pillowcase

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Pear shaped metal frame for child's anaesthetic mask

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Broken glass tube

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White cotton pillowcase

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Pair of wooden splints for lower left leg

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Silver dessertspoon

Silver dessertspoon

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Silver candle holder

Silver candle holder

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Metal fork

Metal fork

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Photograph of tents and buildings

Photograph of tents and buildings

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Signal lamp

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White cotton pillowcase

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Urinometer stored in red cardboard tube

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Pair of wooden splints for arm

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Round orange lifebouy marked 'PASTEUR SYDNEY'

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Warning notice

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White cotton pillowcase

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Pair of slightly rusty black metal handcuffs

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White cotton pillowcase

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Metal abdominal retractor

Metal abdominal retractor

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Metal teaspoon

Metal teaspoon

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Enamel and metal mug from North Head Quarantine Station

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Calipers

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White cotton pillowcase

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Pair of wooden leg splints

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Bunsen burner

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White ceramic jug

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