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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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Pair of slightly rusty black metal handcuffs

Pair of slightly rusty black metal handcuffs

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Green wineglass

Green wineglass

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Green wineglass

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Ceramic Wedgwood meat plate from the North Head Quarantine Station

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Dinner bell

Dinner bell

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Truncheon

Truncheon

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Green wineglass

Green wineglass

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Signal lamp

Signal lamp

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Round copper plaque

Round copper plaque

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Photograph of face of smallpox patient

Photograph of face of smallpox patient

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Green wineglass

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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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Foetal stethoscope used at North Head Quarantine Station

Foetal stethoscope used at North Head Quarantine Station

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Gynaecological speculum

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Pair of wooden splints for leg

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White cotton pillowcase

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White linen serviette

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Ceramic Wedgwood dinner plate from the North Head Quarantine Station

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Metal teaspoon

Metal teaspoon

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Cruet set

Cruet set

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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

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Gynaecological speculum

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White cotton pillowcase

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

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Silver meat cover

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Clear glass bottle containing blue liquid

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Soap dish with lid and rack

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Pair of interlocking obstetric forceps with traction handle

Pair of interlocking obstetric forceps with traction handle

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Silver candle holder

Silver candle holder

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Photograph of harbour with ships and wharf

Photograph of harbour with ships and wharf

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White ceramic mug with rural scene

White ceramic mug with rural scene

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Round orange lifebouy marked 'PASTEUR SYDNEY'

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White ceramic coffee cup with saucer

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Blood pressure monitor

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Gynaecological speculum

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Arm splint

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Metal fork

Metal fork

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Sterilizer forceps

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Metal stamp inscribed "Quarantine Service Australia'

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Leg irons

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Warning notice

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Bunsen burner

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Silver dessertspoon

Silver dessertspoon

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Foetal stethoscope used at North Head Quarantine Station

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Urinometer stored in red cardboard tube

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Metal knife with bone handle

Metal knife with bone handle

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Microscope contained in wooden case with lenses

Microscope contained in wooden case with lenses

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Silver dessertspoon

Silver dessertspoon

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Photograph of the view from the Quarantine Station to Sydney...

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Bunsen burner

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Clear glass bottle containing copper sulphate solution

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Toothpaste dish with lid

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Metal abdominal retractor

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Metal teaspoon

Metal teaspoon

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