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- A Date of Event Mt Disappointment, Australia
Carving Knife - Mount Disappointment, 07 Feb 2009 (Bushfire Damaged) Reg. No: HT 23734
- Found in the wreckage of Bill Coppinger's kitchen area. The knife was part of a set and was a birthday gift to Bill's wife from her sister in 2003 or 2004.
The donor's house at Mount Disappointment and all its contents were lost in the Kilmore East Bushfire on 7 February 2009.
This is part of the Victorian Bushfires Collection, which includes a number of interviews with Bill Coppinger and a large range of fire affected artefacts from his destroyed home.
- Stainless steel one-piece carving knife. The handle has 3 holes and 2 rivets, one rivet holding a small remnant of the original handle material.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Bill Coppinger, 2009
|Tagged with:||bushfires, rural life|
|Themes this item is part of:||Victorian Bushfires Collection, Recurring History of Bushfires in Victoria, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Natural Disasters|
|Inscriptions:||Etched onto blade: 'Stainless Steel'|
|Date of Event:||Mount Disappointment, Victoria, Australia, 07 Feb 2009
Date the item was damaged by the Kilmore East Bushfire.