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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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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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Truncheon

Truncheon

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Dinner bell

Dinner bell

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Round copper plaque

Round copper plaque

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Warning notice

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Green wineglass

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China washbasin

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Pair of wooden splints for leg

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Suitcase containing breathing apparatus

Suitcase containing breathing apparatus

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Oval metal frame for anaesthetic mask

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Silver dessertspoon

Silver dessertspoon

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White cotton pillowcase

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

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Clear glass bottle containing copper sulphate solution

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Metal teaspoon

Metal teaspoon

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Pear shaped metal frame for child's anaesthetic mask

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Photograph of arm of smallpox patient

Photograph of arm of smallpox patient

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Clear glass bottle containing copper sulphate solution

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White cotton pillowcase

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Wooden stand with drawer and racks for test tubes and other ...

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

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Metal abdominal retractor

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Green wineglass

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White cotton pillowcase

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Framed map of North Head

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Gynaecological speculum

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Framed map of Port Jackson and surrounds

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Photograph of upper body of smallpox patient

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

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Silver dessertspoon

Silver dessertspoon

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Clear glass bottle containing blue liquid

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Opener for cyanide container

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Calipers

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Photograph of ships in a harbour

Photograph of ships in a harbour

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White cotton pillowcase

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Cruet set

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Gynaecological speculum

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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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Pair of wooden splints for arms

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White ceramic candle holder with snuffer

White ceramic candle holder with snuffer

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White ceramic mug with rural scene

White ceramic mug with rural scene

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Pair of slightly rusty black metal handcuffs

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White cotton pillowcase

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Photograph of upper body of smallpox patient

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Metal abdominal retractor

Metal abdominal retractor

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Leg irons

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Glass bottle with glass stopper

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White ceramic coffee cup with saucer

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Photograph of smallpox patient

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Urinometer stored in red cardboard tube

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