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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Factory Opening, Aprilia, Italy, Mar 1968 Reg. No: MM 108646
- 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 a group of men in suits walking through the factory. Mr Albert Thoornborough is wearing dark sun glasses talking to Mr Mitchell. Mr. Giulio Andreotti, then Italian Minister for Industry and Commerce, is walking to the right of Thoornborough. Mr Victor Rice is standing second from left in front row shaking hands.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
|Dimensions:||121 mm (Height), 169 mm (Width)|
|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:||international visitors|
|Inscriptions:||Hand written in grey pencil on back of photograph: 'Aprilia / Opening'
Printed in blue ink on back of photograph: '6 2'
|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:||J. Mitchell, Aprilia, Latina, Lazio, Italy, Mar 1968|
|Person Depicted:||A. Thornborough, Aprilia, Latina, Lazio, Italy, Mar 1968|
|Person Depicted:||Victor Rice, Aprilia, Latina, Lazio, Italy, Mar 1968|