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Pair of slightly rusty black metal handcuffs

Pair of slightly rusty black metal handcuffs

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Leg irons

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Key for leg irons

Key for leg irons

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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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Ceramic Wedgwood meat plate from the North Head Quarantine Station

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Signal lamp

Signal lamp

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Oil painting of the Australian coat of arms against a backdr...

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Framed map of North Head

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Framed map of Port Jackson and surrounds

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Officers of the Quarantine Station

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Suitcase containing breathing apparatus

Suitcase containing breathing apparatus

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Warning notice

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Warning notice

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White linen serviette

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Silver meat cover

Silver meat cover

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Signal lamp

Signal lamp

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Round copper plaque

Round copper plaque

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Dinner bell

Dinner bell

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Head torch

Head torch

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Dinner bell

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Truncheon

Truncheon

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Photograph of tents and buildings

Photograph of tents and buildings

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Framed certificate from R.M.S.

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China washbasin

China washbasin

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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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Photograph of group of timber buildings on coastline

Photograph of group of timber buildings on coastline

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

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Photograph of ships in a harbour

Photograph of ships in a harbour

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Photograph of Quarantine Station and harbour

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Photograph of ships in a harbour

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Photograph of ships in a harbour

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Photograph of harbour with ships and wharf

Photograph of harbour with ships and wharf

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Photograph of arm of smallpox patient

Photograph of arm of smallpox patient

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Photograph of face of smallpox patient

Photograph of face of smallpox patient

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Photograph of upper body of smallpox patient

Photograph of upper body of smallpox patient

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Photograph of smallpox patient

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Photograph of upper body of smallpox patient

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Photograph of the pages of a book which is partially titled

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Photograph of the view from the Quarantine Station to Sydney Harbour

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Photograph of an inscription carved into a rock face which begins

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Metal stamp inscribed "Quarantine Service Australia'

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Bayonet

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Silver coffeepot

Silver coffeepot

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Toothpaste dish with lid

Toothpaste dish with lid

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Soap dish with lid and rack

Soap dish with lid and rack

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White ceramic chamber pot

White ceramic chamber pot

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Terracotta water bottle with stopper and dish

Terracotta water bottle with stopper and dish

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Cruet set

Cruet set

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Ceramic teapot with lid

Ceramic teapot with lid

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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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Aluminium sugar bowl with lid

Aluminium sugar bowl with lid

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Ceramic Wedgwood dinner plate from the North Head Quarantine Station

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White cotton pillowcase

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