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Photograph - Massey Harris, 55K Tractor & Harvester, 1953 Image Reg. No: MM 118073

Summary:
Photograph of Massey Harris 55K Tractor and Harvester.

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:
A man driving a Massey Harris 55K Tractor coupled to a No.6 Sunshine Header Harvester. The tractor is passing through a crop of research barley.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 165 mm (Height), 220 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, tractors, header harvesters
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: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Internal Combustion Power
Tertiary Classification: tractors
Inscriptions: In black type on back, 'No.448 / Mr. Keith parker, "Mt.Pleasant," Bannockburn, / Vic., Jan, 1953. No.6 Header and 55K Tractor / in 20-bag crop of Research barley.'

In blue stamp pad ink, 'H.V.McKAY MASSEY HARRIS PTY. LTD. / SUNSHINE, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA / PHOTO REG. NO. 448 JAN 1953'
People Depicted: Keith Parker
Model Name/Number: 55K; No.6
Format: Photograph: Black & White
User: H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1953

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