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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Suntyne Seed Drill, 1955 Image Reg. No: MM 92965

Summary:
Photograph of Suntyne Seed and Fertilizer Drill. This image forms part of the H.V. McKay Old Archive, which includes personal correspondence, agreements, contracts, prospectus, company publications, photographs, information about staff and social activities, documents regarding farmers visits, articles and claim of invention for the sunshine harvester stripper and documents relating to McKay's harvester works.
Description:
Black and white photograph.
Description Of Content:
Mr. J.W.Anderson of Hopetoun in the Victorian Mallee, sowing wheat with his 16-row 500 Series "Suntyne" Cultivating Drill and Sunshine Massey Harris 745 Diesel Tractor in June 1955.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr. Ron Doubleday - Massey Ferguson (Aust) Ltd, 1982
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 165 mm (Height), 215 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: agricultural equipment, wheat, tractors, farmers, farms
Themes this item is part of: Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Seeding & Fertilising
Tertiary Classification: seed & fertiliser drills
Inscriptions: In black type on back, 'No.508 Mr. J.W.Anderson of Hopetoun in the Victorian mallee, sowing wheat with his 16-row 500 Series "Suntyne" Cultivating / Drill and Sunshine Massey Harris 745 Diesel Tractor. June 1955.

n blue stamp pad ink, 'H.V.McKAY MASSEY HARRIS PTY.LTD. / Sunshine, Victoria, Australia / Photo reg. No. 508 JUN 1955
People Depicted: J.W. Anderson
Model Name/Number: Suntyne; 745
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Hopetoun, Victoria, Australia, Jun 1955
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1955

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