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Trade Literature - Hugh V. McKay, Sunshine Farm Implements, circa 1915 TradeLiterature Reg. No: TL 010728

Summary:
Trade publication, "Sunshine Farm Implements", 48 pages, illustrated with photos and line drawings.

Cover shows map of Australia superimposed with the full diversity of equipment manufactured by the H V McKay company. In the centre of the map is an illustration of the Sunshine Harvester Works "largest in the hemisphere". Behind the map of Australia is a "rising sun" emblem. The map identifies the Head Offices of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. The publication gives full illustration and text description of each implement, including cultivators, ploughs, plough shares, harrows, field rollers, saw bench, winch, swingle trees, equalizing horse yokes, bag loaders, sack trucks, chaff cutter, horse works, metal gates. Along the top of each page is a narrow line drawing of iconic images of equipment in the farm and factory. The last page is a pink 'tear-out' order form and pricelist.
Acquisition Information:
Donation & Subsequent Transfer from Mr Don McKay, 1960
Discipline: Trade Literature

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Tagged with: agricultural implements
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria, Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Agricultural & Construction Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: General Farm Equipment
Tertiary Classification: catalogues
Primary Subject: Agricultural Implements
Publication Date: 1910-1919
Cover Title: 'SUNSHINE FARM IMPLEMENTS'
Manufacturer/Distributor: Hugh V. McKay

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