Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Factory Opening, Aprilia, Italy, Mar 1968 Image Reg. No: MM 108644

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.

Founded as Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s, the company became H.V. McKay Pty Ltd in 1921 then merged with Massey Harris's Australian operations to become H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd in 1930. Then in 1955, this company was in absorbed into the Massey-Ferguson global entity becoming Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Limited.
Black and white silver gelatin photograph.
Description Of Content:
Opening of Massey Ferguson factory in Aprilia, Italy showing two men in conversation. Mr Albert Thornborough wearing glasses is seated to the left.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 168 mm (Height), 121 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: agricultural equipment, industry, factories, manufacturing plants, people
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: public relations
Inscriptions: Hand written in grey pencil on back of photograph: 'H01199/68 120# / 3 3/4" wide / RH / Thornborough / Co. CHAIRMAN / TORONTO'

Printed in blue ink on back of photograph: '12 11'

Hand written in blue ink on back of photograph: '6013'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Aprilia, Latina, Lazio, Italy, Mar 1968
Organisation Depicted: Massey-Ferguson, Aprilia, Latina, Lazio, Italy, Mar 1968
Person Depicted: A. Thornborough, Aprilia, Latina, Lazio, Italy, Mar 1968

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