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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Inspection of Tractor Transmission, Banner Lane, Coventry, England, circa 1961 Image Reg. No: MM 108611

Summary:
Image from a collection of photographs, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature relating to Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, agricultural implement manufacturer, importer and distributor, Sunshine, Victoria.
Description:
Black and white silver gelatin photograph.
Description Of Content:
Workmen inspecting the rear tractor transmission before shipping at the Massey-Ferguson factory, Banner Lane, Coventry, England, circa 1961
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 162 mm (Height), 212 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: industry, factory workers, tractors, assembly lines, quality control, factory departments, fe35
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: factory interiors
Inscriptions: Printed in black ink on white paper attached to the back of photograph: 'Inspection forms a very important part of modern industry. / Here a rear Massey-Ferguson tractor transmission which / incorporates the tractors hydraulic system is seen being / checked before being despatched overseas.'

Stamped in blue ink on the back of photograph: 'MASSEY-FERGUSON (G.B) LTD / COVENTRY. ENGLAND. / PHOTOGRAPHIC DEPARTMENT / REFERENCE'

Handwritten in grey pencil on the back of photograph: 'C1544'

Stamped in purple ink on the back of photograph: 'MF OUTLOOK'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Coventry, England, Great Britain, circa 1961
Organisation Depicted: Massey Ferguson, Coventry, England, Great Britain, circa 1961

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