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Lid - Coffee Pot, Marysville, 07 Feb 2009 (Bushfire Damaged) Object Reg. No: HT 23720

Summary:
Burnt red enamelled metal lid, from the destruction by fire of a coffee pot. 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:
Fire-damaged domed metal pot lid, covered with remnants of the original red enamelled paint, which has ash and other debris embedded into it. There is a hinge on one side and knob on top, which has a large lump of melted clear glass fused to it. Inside there are several lumps of melted metal and glass fused to the surface.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Lynne Stone, 2009
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 75 mm (Height), 105 mm (Diameter)

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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
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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