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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Fred Field, Mackay, Queensland, 1960 Reg. No: MM 108696
- 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:
- Portrait of Fred Field, Massey Ferguson dealer principal in Mackay, Queensland
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
|Dimensions:||210 mm (Height), 158 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||agricultural equipment, staff, sales representatives, agricultural machinery, people|
|Themes this item is part of:||H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Male - Individuals|
|Inscriptions:||Hand written in grey pencil on back of photograph: 'H01198/67 120# 1 1/2" wide / 1960 / Fred Field / FRED FIELD / DEALER PRINCIPAL / FIELDS P/L / MACKAY QLD / PREDOMINANTLY CANE / HARVESTOR / BUISNESS EXCEEDing / $600000 WHOLESALE IN / PARTS BUSINESS IN the / BEST YEARS'
Hand written in blue ink on back of photograph: 'Town July[?] / 8820[strikethrough] / 154'
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Mackay, Queensland, Australia, 1965|
|Organisation Depicted:||Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Mackay, Queensland, Australia, 1960|
|Person Depicted:||Fred Field, Mackay, Queensland, Australia, 1960|