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Peppered with embers, the desiccated gardens, fences and woodheap at this property in Kambah were set on fire but not, as yet, beyond saving with a garden hose, [18 January 2003] [picture] / Jeff Cutting
Bib ID 3513062
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Cutting, Jeff, 1945-
 
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Description 2003 
1 photograph : col. ; image 17.5 x 27.5 cm., on sheet 21 x 29.8 cm. 
Series

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

Summary

"Millar Place Kambah at 1640 hrs, 18:01:2003. It was far from instantaneous, for it took some 15 minutes after the fire had arrived for the work of embers to develop strong fires in the woodheap and burn out the old fence palings. However, having found a primed and ready garden hose, it took me only minutes to extinguish the gardens and woodheap"--Note from the photographer.

Notes

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

Inscriptions: Signed by photographer in pencil on reverse; "20-26"--in pencil on reverse.

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-149593254

Source of Acquisition Purchased 2005. 
Subjects Forest fires -- Australian Capital Territory -- Kambah -- Photographs.  |  Wildfires -- Australian Capital Territory -- Kambah -- Photographs.  |  Natural disasters -- Australian Capital Territory -- Kambah -- Photographs.  |  Sheds -- Australian Capital Territory -- Kambah -- Photographs.  |  Fuelwood -- Australian Capital Territory -- Kambah -- Photographs.  |  Kambah (A.C.T.) -- Photographs.  |  Kambah (A.C.T.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Cutting, Jeff, 1945-
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