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Soup Bowls - Set of Four, Mount Disappointment, 07 Feb 2009 (Bushfire Damaged) Reg. No: HT 23738
- These four soup bowls were found stacked together, unbroken, in the wreckage of Bill Coppinger's home at Mount Disappointment destroyed in the Kilmore East Bushfire on 7 February 2009. The kitchen was on the lower level and had another floor with a parents' retreat above it. There was another floor below. All of these collapsed, yet these bowls survived unbroken.
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.
- Four white vitreous ceramic soup bowls; found stacked together.
- 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:||Inscribed on base: "Microwave and Dishwasher Safe, Porcelain, Made in China".|
|Date of Event:||Mount Disappointment, Victoria, Australia, 07 Feb 2009
Date the item was damaged by the Kilmore East Bushfire.
|User:||Mr Bill Coppinger, Mount Disappointment, Victoria, Australia, pre Feb 2009|