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Jars - Fused, Clear Glass, Marysville, 07 Feb 2009 (Bushfire Damaged) Object Reg. No: HT 23722

Summary:
Lump of melted clear glass, formed from the destruction by fire of two glass jars. 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 two glass jars fused together, one on top of the other. The top one has the remains of a screw top metal lid. Ash and other debris is embedded in the glass, whilst a pile of debris remains inside each jar.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Lynne Stone, 2009
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 73 mm (Height), 130 mm (Width)

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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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