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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Dealership Staff, Queensland, 1985 Image Reg. No: MM 108676

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.

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.
Description:
Black and white silver gelatin photograph.
Description Of Content:
Massey Ferguson Brisbane branch manager John Plunkett shaking hands with Beenleigh Massey Ferguson dealer principle. Farmland is pictured in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 203 mm (Height), 253 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: agricultural equipment, rural industry, managers, staff, agricultural machinery, 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: personnel
Inscriptions: Hand written in grey pencil on back of photograph: '1985 / DEALER PRINCIPLE / BEENLEIGH / QLD / JOHN PLUNKETT / BRANCH MGR / BRISBANE'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Queensland, Australia, 1985
Organisation Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Queensland, Australia, 1985
Person Depicted: John Plunkett, Queensland, Australia, 1985

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