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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Tractor & Mower, 1960 Image Reg. No: MM 98174

Summary:
Photograph of tractor towing mower.

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:
Man drving an MF35 tractor at Flemington racecourse, pulling a five-gang mower (not made by Massey Fergsuon). A man riding a race horse can be seen in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 240 mm (Height), 195 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, horse riding
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Land & Soil Management
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Printed on paper flap 'Thoroughbreds / at Flemington'
Handwritten in blue ink on back, 'Massey review June / 100# anchor mounted / 6 1/8" wide'
Handwritten in pencil on back, 'MF35 Tractor / Towing 5 gang mowers'
Blue stamp ink, 'PLEASE QUOTE / NO..... LH964 / WHEN ORDERING / LAURIE RICHARDS / JW 1528'
Handwritten in blue ink, 3715'
Model Name/Number: MF35
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Flemington, Victoria, Australia, 1960
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1960

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