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Photograph - H.V. McKay, 2-Disc Horse-Drawn Plough, circa 1920 Image Reg. No: MM 118114

Summary:
Photograph of horse drawn disc plough. It 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:
Man wearing hat, waistcoat and tie sitting on the driving seat of a two disc plough being drawn by two horses in an orchard.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 160 mm (Height), 210 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Ploughing
Tertiary Classification: disc ploughs
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil on back, TWO DISC HORSE DRAWN PLOW / OPERATING IN AN ORCHARD'

In red ink, 143% / August'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: H.V. McKay Pty Ltd, Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920

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