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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Early Wooden Cane Planter, 1967 Reg. No: MM 118172
- Photograph is of an early, circa 1912 wooden cane planter. Image is part of a collection of photographs, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature relating to Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd (and earlier related companies) agricultural implement manufacturer, importer and distributor, Sunshine, Victoria.
- Black and white photograph
- Description Of Content:
- An early cane planter which was discovered at Waterloo (near Bundaberg Qld).
From an article published in Massey-Ferguson Review June 1967, No.101. "Crichton Industries Pty Ltd of Bundaberg - a subsidiary of Massey-Ferguson (Australia) Limited plans to establish a museum of sugar cane equipment. ................Another interesting item is the early cane planter which was discovered in Waterloo. It has a furrow opener and chute and is complete with a device for lowering the opener into the ground or raising it for transport. The frame was cut from a tree fork.'
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
|Dimensions:||160 mm (Height), 215 mm (Width)|
|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:||Images (To Be Classified)|
|Tertiary Classification:||images [to be classified)|
|Inscriptions:||Handwritten in green ink on back, 'HO1198/67 / 120# / 3 1/16" wide
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Date Made:||circa 1912|
|User:||Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1967