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Photograph - H.V. McKay Pty Ltd, Mouldboard Plough, circa 1920 Image Reg. No: MM 118087

Photograph showing a four horsedrawn Mouldboard Plough.

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.
Black and white photograph
Description Of Content:
Rear view of a man sitting on a three furrow mouldboard plough being pulled by four horses.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 200 mm (Height), 250 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, farm animals, horses, horsedrawn equipment, mouldboard ploughs
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, Sunshine Stripper Harvester, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, The Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Cultivation
Tertiary Classification: ploughs
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil on back, 'Ploughing 1920 style / WITH 3 FURROW M/B PLOUGH'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: H.V. McKay Pty Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920

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