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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Gang Mower, circa 1960 Reg. No: MM 98779
- Photograph of tractor with gang 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.
- Black and white photograph
- Description Of Content:
- Man driving a MF35 tractor towing a gang mower, on a racecourse. Jockey riding a racehorse in background.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
|Dimensions:||190 mm (Height), 240 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, horses, racecourses, race tracks, gang mowers|
|Themes this item is part of:||Laurie Richards Studio, Photographer, Melbourne, Victoria, Laurie Richards Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection|
|Primary Classification:||AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE|
|Secondary Classification:||Crop Management - Harvesting|
|Inscriptions:||Handwritten in pencil on back, 'MF35 TRACTOR WITH / GANG MOWERS / USED FOR PARKS & GARDENS'
In blue stamp pad ink, 'PLEASE QUOTE / NO.....LH963 / WHEN ORDERING / LAURIE RICHARDS / JW 1528'
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Manufacturer of Item Depicted:||Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1960|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Victoria, Australia, circa 1960|
|Photographer:||Laurie Richards Studio, Alphington, Victoria, Australia, circa 1960|