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Photograph - Sunshine, HST Header, circa 1911 Image Reg. No: MM 105781

Summary:
Screened photograph of HST Header with H.S Taylor.

This image forms part of the H.V. McKay Old Archive, which includes personal correspondence, agreements, contracts, prospectus, company publications, photographs, information about staff and social activities, documents regarding farmers visits, articles and claim of invention for the sunshine harvester stripper and documents relating to McKay's harvester works.
Description:
Black and white photograph. Screened.
Description Of Content:
H.S.Taylor standing next to his Header. The name on the machine is "H.S.Taylor Henty" and not Sunshine. Written on the elevator casing are the words "Nil Desperandum", meaning "do not despair".
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 165 mm (Height), 215 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, header harvesters
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: harvesters
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil on back, 'HST LEFT OF MACHINE'
In red ink, 'HST HEADER HARVESTER / Name on machine "H.S.Taylor Henty"
In pencil, 'Writing on front Elevator casing "Nil Desperandum" / Circa 1911 / Headlie S Taylor on left / Model Machine Housed in the "Memorial / Park" Henty NSW. / In a glass enclosed / building'
People Depicted: H.S.Taylor
Model Name/Number: HST
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Henty, Riverina, New South Wales, Australia, circa 1911
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: H.V. McKay, Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1911

Comments

jade szaran Posted on 05 Jul 2014 2:43 PM
I AM SO VERY PROUD AND HUMBLED BY MY GREATGRANDFATHER AND HIS SON HOWARD TAYLOR FOR THEIR CONTRIBUTION TO AGRICULTURE IN AUSTRALIA AND THE WORLD-HST-I feel has been "overlooked"in the historical sense in this country eg.like Mawson,Chisholm,Menzies and all other great Australians that have had immeasuarable impact on this great country ,Sincerely Jade
jade szaran Posted on 05 Jul 2014 2:46 PM
HEADLIE HOWARD TAYLOR is son of Headlie Shipard Taylor

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