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Photograph - Sunshine Massey Harris, Hay Press, 1940 Image Reg. No: MM 97481

Summary:
Photograph of SMH No.2 Stationary Hay Press.

This image is part of a collection of photographs, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature relating to Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd. The Australian operations of this company were originally founded as Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s. In 1930 it merged with Massey Harris's Australian operations to become H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd. In 1955, this company was in turn absorbed into the Massey-Ferguson global entity becoming Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Limited.
Description:
Black and white photograph
Description Of Content:
Twelve men in a field loading hay into a No.2 SMH No.2 Stationary Hay Press. Three are wearing fly nets on their hats. There is also a horse in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 170 mm (Height), 215 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, hay presses
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 - Harvesting
Tertiary Classification: hay balers
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil on back, 'STATIONARY HAY PRESS'
Handwritten in blue ink on back, ' 1940 / Page 122 MISC'
Model Name/Number: No.2
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1940
Place & Date Depicted: Australia, 1940

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