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Green wineglass

Green wineglass

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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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Photograph of face of smallpox patient

Photograph of face of smallpox patient

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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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Dinner bell

Dinner bell

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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

Pair of slightly rusty black metal handcuffs

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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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Ceramic Wedgwood meat plate from the North Head Quarantine Station

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Round copper plaque

Round copper plaque

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Green wineglass

Green wineglass

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Green wineglass

Green wineglass

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Officers of the Quarantine Station

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Toothpaste dish with lid

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Metal teaspoon

Metal teaspoon

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Metal fork

Metal fork

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Head torch

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Metal abdominal retractor

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Pear shaped metal frame for child's anaesthetic mask

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Suitcase containing breathing apparatus

Suitcase containing breathing apparatus

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Photograph of ships in a harbour

Photograph of ships in a harbour

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Bunsen burner

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Gynaecological speculum

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Foetal stethoscope used at North Head Quarantine Station

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Warning notice

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White cotton pillowcase

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Metal stamp inscribed "Quarantine Service Australia'

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Leg irons with key

Leg irons with key

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Metal fork

Metal fork

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Pair of wooden splints for arm

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White cotton pillowcase

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Photograph of harbour with ships and wharf

Photograph of harbour with ships and wharf

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White cotton pillowcase

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Oval metal frame for anaesthetic mask

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Metal knife with bone handle

Metal knife with bone handle

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Sheffield, England
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Pair of wooden splints for leg

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Metal retractor

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White cotton pillowcase

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Calipers

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Text and map relating to boundaries of North Head Quarantine...

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White ceramic chamber pot

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Metal abdominal retractor

Metal abdominal retractor

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Pair of wooden leg splints

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Photograph of upper body of smallpox patient

Photograph of upper body of smallpox patient

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

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Silver dessertspoon

Silver dessertspoon

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White cotton pillowcase

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Ceramic teapot with lid

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Cruet set

Cruet set

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China washbasin

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Photograph of tents and buildings

Photograph of tents and buildings

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White cotton pillowcase

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White cotton pillowcase

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Pair of wooden splints for lower left leg

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White cotton pillowcase

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Terracotta water bottle with stopper and dish

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