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Beer Bottles - Glass, Fused, Marysville, 07 Feb 2009 (Bushfire Damaged) Object Reg. No: HT 23717

Summary:
Lump of melted clear glass, formed from the destruction by fire of two glass beer bottles. Found in the remains of Lynne Stone's home, destroyed at Marysville by the Murrindindi Bushfire on 7 February, 2009.

This is part of the Victorian Bushfires Collection, which includes an interview with Lynne Stone and other fire affected artefacts from their property.
Description:
Lump of clear slumped/melted glass, consisting of the remains of two clear glass beer bottles. One is complete with its original crown cap in place, and moulded brewer's logo "HB" visible on the shoulder. Only the neck of the second bottle remains. There is dark staining on their inside surfaces and ash and other debris embedded into the glass.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Lynne Stone, 2009
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 95 mm (Height), 45 mm (Width), 200 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: bushfires, domestic life
Themes this item is part of: Victorian Bushfires Collection, Recurring History of Bushfires in Victoria, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: SUSTAINABILITY
Secondary Classification: Natural Disasters
Tertiary Classification: bushfires
Inscriptions: Moulded brewer's logo "HB" visible on the shoulder of one bottle.
Date of Event: Marysville, Victoria, Australia, 07 Feb 2009

Date the item was damaged by the Murrindindi Bushfire.
User: Lynne Stone, Marysville, Victoria, Australia, pre Feb 2009
References: Oral history conducted with donor (to be done.)

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