Flat folded face mask, similar to those worn by Peter Auty on Black Saturday. This mask is a Draeger FFP2V Dust Mask which is designed for protection against fine toxic dusts, fumes, water based mists, working with glass, fibre, noonPVC plastic, hardwoods, welding, etc.

Part of a collection that documents the life of Peter Auty, illustrating his colourful and interesting life, and why he was well loved by his community, recognized in the Victorian Parliament, and awarded two medals posthumously for the important role he played on and following Black Saturday. This collection forms part of the Victorian Bushfires Collection. This large and diverse collection was established following Black Saturday and includes a multi-disciplinary collection of artefacts, images and stories to record the experience and impact of bushfires across Victoria's landscape, ecology and history.

Physical Description

Pale blue, flat folded face mask with blue valved respirator. Elastic loop to secure to face.

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