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Truncheon

Truncheon

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Green wineglass

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Green wineglass

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Signal lamp

Signal lamp

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Photograph of face of smallpox patient

Photograph of face of smallpox patient

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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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Photograph of group of men inside and around a tent

Photograph of group of men inside and around a tent

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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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Round copper plaque

Round copper plaque

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Green wineglass

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Green wineglass

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

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Photograph of upper body of smallpox patient

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White cotton pillowcase

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Arm splint

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Silver dessertspoon

Silver dessertspoon

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Ceramic teapot with lid

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White cotton pillowcase

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Blood pressure monitor

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Urinometer stored in red cardboard tube

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Bunsen burner

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Pair of interlocking obstetric forceps with traction handle

Pair of interlocking obstetric forceps with traction handle

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Metal knife with bone handle

Metal knife with bone handle

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Foetal stethoscope used at North Head Quarantine Station

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Leg irons with key

Leg irons with key

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Cruet set

Cruet set

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

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White cotton pillowcase

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Silver dessertspoon

Silver dessertspoon

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Metal teaspoon

Metal teaspoon

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Photograph of arm of smallpox patient

Photograph of arm of smallpox patient

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Toothpaste dish with lid

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Officers of the Quarantine Station

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Terracotta water bottle with stopper and dish

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Enamel and metal mug from North Head Quarantine Station

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White cotton pillowcase

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Soap dish with lid and rack

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White cotton pillowcase

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Glass bottle with glass stopper

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Signal lamp

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Framed map of Port Jackson and surrounds

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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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Broken glass tube

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Photograph of upper body of smallpox patient

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Silver meat cover

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Key for leg irons

Key for leg irons

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Metal teaspoon

Metal teaspoon

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Metal fork

Metal fork

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Sterilizer forceps

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Head torch

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Metal abdominal retractor

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Clear glass bottle containing copper sulphate solution

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Opener for cyanide container

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White linen serviette

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Pair of wooden splints for arms

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