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Melted Glass - Mount Disappointment, 07 Feb 2009 (Bushfire Damaged) Reg. No: HT 23742
- Found in the wreckage of Bill Coppinger's kitchen area, this mass of slumped glass with debris embedded in it is believed to be the remains of two glass jars - one smaller than the other - fused together in the heat of the fire. Bill'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.
- Two fused melted glass objects: one small bottle, the shape of which remains evident; second object probably a larger bottle. Made of clear glass; ash and other material embedded into glass has given a grey appearance in places; ash loose on object.
- 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|
|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|