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Photograph - Manual Hay Making, circa 1870 Reg. No: MM 98429
- Photograph of men and women making hay.
This image is part of a collection of photographs, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature relating to Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, known as the H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection. 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.
- Black and white photograph
- Description Of Content:
- Men and women in a field manually cutting hay with Eucalyptus trees in the background.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
|Dimensions:||160 mm (Height), 210 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, women s work, hay, farmers, farms, rural women|
|Themes this item is part of:||Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria, Sunshine Stripper Harvester, H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, The Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia|
|Primary Classification:||AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE|
|Secondary Classification:||Crop Management - Harvesting|
|Tertiary Classification:||hay making equipment|
|Inscriptions:||Handwritten in pencil on back, 'Hay making by hand. / Man and Women'
In blue stamp pad ink, 'H.V.McKAY MASSEY HARRIS PTY LTD / Sunshine W.20 Victoria / JUL 1956 / 9069'
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Creator:||H.V. McKay, Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1870|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Australia, circa 1870|
This item is part of the following themes:
- Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria
- Sunshine Stripper Harvester
- H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria
- H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection
- Sustainable Futures Collection
- The Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia