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Truncheon

Truncheon

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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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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 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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Pair of wooden splints for arm

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Photograph of smallpox patient

Photograph of smallpox patient

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Gynaecological speculum

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Opener for cyanide container

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Metal teaspoon

Metal teaspoon

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

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Metal knife with bone handle

Metal knife with bone handle

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Photograph of upper body of smallpox patient

Photograph of upper body of smallpox patient

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Broken glass tube

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Green wineglass

Green wineglass

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Glass bottle with glass stopper

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White cotton pillowcase

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Pair of slightly rusty black metal handcuffs

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Photograph of ships in a harbour

Photograph of ships in a harbour

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Metal fork

Metal fork

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White ceramic cruet set

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Signal lamp

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Green wineglass

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White cotton pillowcase

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Round silver lid

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Ceramic teapot with lid

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Crystals of Benedict's Solution

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Calipers

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Ceramic Wedgwood meat plate from the North Head Quarantine Station

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White cotton pillowcase

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Green wineglass

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White cotton pillowcase

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Blood pressure monitor

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Framed map of North Head

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Silver meat cover

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Oval metal frame for anaesthetic mask

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Pair of wooden splints for leg

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Leg irons with key

Leg irons with key

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Photograph of harbour with ships and wharf

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Enamel and metal mug from North Head Quarantine Station

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White ceramic jug

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Foetal stethoscope used at North Head Quarantine Station

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Photograph of ships in a harbour

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Dinner bell

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Photograph of arm of smallpox patient

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Terracotta water bottle with stopper and dish

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Arm splint

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Clear glass bottle containing copper sulphate solution

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Key for leg irons

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