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Photograph - H.V. McKay, Loading Products for Argentina on Quilpue, Victoria, circa 1908 Reg. No: MM 108659
- Sepia photograph of the sailing ship "Quilpue" bound for Argentina. It is loaded with harvesters, cultivators, gates and spare parts. The journey took two months.
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.
- Monochrome silver gelatin photograph.
- Description Of Content:
- Man standing in front of the steel hulled barque Quilpue being loaded at Port Melbourne with H. V. McKay products for Argentina.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
|Dimensions:||203 mm (Height), 254 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||sailing vessels, ships, carriages, shipping docks, railway tracks, 1 or 1 1, 1 1, 1 and 1 1, or 1 1--, order by 1000, or a a, exports|
|Themes this item is part of:||Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sunshine Stripper Harvester, H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, The Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia|
|Primary Classification:||MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY|
|Secondary Classification:||Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment|
|Inscriptions:||Handwritten in grey pencil on the back of photograph: 'SL2-9'
Printed in white and brown on photograph: 'THE PRODUCTS OF AUSTRALIAN BRAINS AND INDUSTRY - BEING LOADED FOR ARGENTINE. / THE LARGEST SHIPMENT OF HARVESTERS. CULTIVATORS. GATES ETC: YET EXPORTED FROM / AUSTRALIA. H.V.McKAY MAKER / SUNSHINE HARVESTER WORKS / SUNSHINE, VICTORIA.'
|Place & Date Depicted:||Victoria, Australia, 1905-1910|
|Other Association (See Comments):||H.V. McKay Pty Ltd, Victoria, Australia, 1920s
Manufacturer of cargo
This item is part of the following themes:
- Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria
- H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection
- Sunshine Stripper Harvester
- H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria
- Images & Image Making Collection
- Sustainable Futures Collection
- The Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia