Tags

Add your own tags:
Separate multiple tags using a comma

Similar items over time

Photograph - Sunshine Post Office, 1955 Image Reg. No: MM 118013

Summary:
Photograph of Sunshine Post Office.

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.
Description:
Black and white photograph
Description Of Content:
Photograph of the Sunshine Post Office, with two prams outside. A weighing machine and two telephone boxes are located on the pavement. The is also a sign on the street with three kerosene warning lamps hanging. The sign reads "LEFT ROUNDABOUT TURN".
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 165 mm (Height), 215 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: post offices
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria, Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: ENVIRONMENTS
Secondary Classification: Metropolitan - Melbourne
Tertiary Classification: buildings
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil on back, 'Sunshine Post Office 1955'
In blue stamp pad ink, '.H.V.McKAY MASSEY HARRIS / PTY LTD / SUNSHINE HARVESTER WORKS / SUNSHINE W.20 / APR. 1955'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, Apr 1955
User: H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, Apr 1955

Of Image

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.
Yes No