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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Sunderseeder Seed & Fertilizer Drill pulled by 10 horse team, 1938 Image Reg. No: MM 118150

Photogrtaph of Mr. Fraser and 10 horse team Sunderseeder. 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.
Black and white photograph
Description Of Content:
A man, possibly Mr. W.Fraser, standing on a New 14 disc Sunshine Sunderseeder, being pulled by a team of 10 horses, in a field in Port Wakefield, South Australia.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 185 mm (Height), 245 mm (Width)

More information

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 - Seeding & Fertilising
Tertiary Classification: grain & fertilising drills
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil on back, 'W.Fraser / Port Wakefield / 14 disc Sunderseeder / (New)'

People Depicted: Fraser, W
Model Name/Number: Sunderseeder
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1938

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