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Photograph - H.V. McKay, Stripper Harvester, circa 1910 Image Reg. No: MM 105931

Summary:
Copy photograph of sign of a Sunshine Harvester.

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.
Description:
Black and white photograph
Description Of Content:
A sign or advertisement, showing a man driving a two horse-driven Sunshine Stripper Harvester, behind a gate which another man is holding open. Text on the sign reads: 'WHEN THE GATE IS OPENED TO THE [ILLEGIBLE] / SUNSHINE / HARVESTER / SEND FOR / CATALOGUE / PROSPERITY / ENTERS IN ! / HEAD OFFICE / 668 BOURKE ST. MELBOURNE / H.V.McKAY / SYDNEY OFFICE: 42 ENGINE ST.. / [ILLEGIBLE] AT ADELAIDE'
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, marketing, stripper harvesters
Themes this item is part of: Sunshine Stripper Harvester, Sustainable Futures Collection, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Harvesting
Tertiary Classification: harvesters
Original Caption: Sunshine Harvester: Prosperity Enters In!
Inscriptions: Text of the sign, 'WHEN THE GATE IS OPENED TO THE ? / SUNSHINE / HARVESTER / SEND FOR / CATALOGUE / PROSPERITY / ENTERS IN ! / HEAD OFFICE / 668 BOURKE ST. MELBOURNE / H.V.McKAY / SYDNEY OFFICE: 42 ENGINE ST.. / ? AT ADELAIDE'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Organisation Depicted: H.V. McKay Pty Ltd, Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910

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