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Negative - International Harvester, McCormick-Deering 3-S Cream Separator with Female Model, 1939 Image Reg. No: MM 115002

Part of a large collection of glass plate and film negatives, transparencies, photo albums, product catalogues, videos, motion picture films, company journals, advertisements and newspaper cuttings relating to the operations of the International Harvester Company and its subsidiaries in Australia.

The International Harvester Company of America was formed in 1902 by the merger of five leading American agricultural machinery manufacturers. An Australian subsidiary was established in 1904 to manage Australian distribution and sales and over subsequent decades International Harvester became a major competitor to local manufacturers like H.V. McKay's Sunshine Harvester Works.

Later International Harvester established its own Australian manufacturing works, producing agricultural equipment (and later tractors) at Geelong from 1939, motor trucks at Dandenong from 1952 and earthmoving and construction equipment at Port Melbourne from 1958.
Black & white cellulose acetate photographic negative.
Description Of Content:
Female model dressed in checked dress, stocking and lace-up leather shoes with floral apron, operating hand-powered floor-mounted McCormick Deering 3-S cream separator. The separator has a large polished metal bowl on top and a cream or white enamelled painted finish to the lower section and stand. Cream is running from one spout into a metal cream can and skim milk from a second spout into a white enamelled bucket. This is a promotional photograph from the USA possibly used locally by the International Harvester Co. of Australia.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from International Trucks Pty Ltd
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 162 mm (Height), 210 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: advertising, dairy equipment, cream cans, cream separators, milk processing equipment, 10462-c
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection, International Harvester (IH) Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: product displays
Original Caption: McCormick-Deering Separator (with Model). American Photo Copy.
Model Name/Number: 3-S
Format: Negative: Black & White; 8 in. x 6 in.
Place & Date Depicted: United States of America, 1939
User: International Harvester Co of Australia Pty Ltd (IHC), Victoria, Australia, 1939-1940

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