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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Beach Cleaner, circa 1974 Image Reg. No: MM 118014

Summary:
Photograph of Beach Cleaner.

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:
Rear view of the 'Brighton' Beach Cleaner made by Massey Ferguson operating on a Melbourne beach. A bikini-clad woman is lying on the beach in the foreground.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 250 mm (Height), 200 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: cleaning equipment, beaches, swimwear, fashion models
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Construction & Earthmoving Equipment
Tertiary Classification: To be classified
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil on back, MF BEACH CLEANER / MELB BEACH / MOUNTED MF TRACTOR'

In blue stamp pad ink, 'COPYRIGHT / THE HERALD & WEEKLY TIMES LTD. MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA / NOT TO BE REPRODUCED OR DISPLAYED WITHOUT / WRITTEN PERMISSION'
Model Name/Number: Brighton Beach Cleaner; MF23
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Australia) Limited, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1975

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