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The historic Congwarra homestead in the Tidbinbilla district besieged by fire in the pre-dawn hours of 18th January 2003 [picture] / Jeff Cutting
Bib ID 3511842
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Cutting, Jeff, 1945-
 
Online Versions
Description 2003 
1 photograph : col. ; image 29 x 45.2 cm., on sheet 32.8 x 48.2 cm. 
Series

Cutting, Jeff, 1945- Blood red noon, photography of the Brindabella & southern ACT fires of January 2003.

Summary

"Congwarra homestead, Paddys River Road at 0445 hrs, 18:01:2003. Bushfire tankers from the ACT and NSW protected the historic "Congwarra" homestead and outbuildings under threat from the Bendora fire advancing strongly out of the Pierces Creek Forest in the hours before dawn on 18 January 2003."--Note from the photographer.

Notes

Title from caption list supplied by the photographer, see file NLA04/564.

Part of the collection: A blood red noon, photography of the Brindabella & southern ACT fires of January 2003.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-149587505

Source of Acquisition Purchased 2005. 
Subjects Forest fires -- Australian Capital Territory -- Photographs.  |  Wildfires -- Australian Capital Territory -- Photographs.  |  Natural disasters -- Australian Capital Territory -- Photographs.  |  Farmhouses -- Australian Capital Territory -- Congwarra -- Fires and fire prevention -- Photographs.  |  Congwarra (A.C.T.) -- Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Cutting, Jeff, 1945-
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