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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Fred Field, Mackay, Queensland, 1960 Image 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
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 210 mm (Height), 158 mm (Width)

More information

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
Primary Classification: PORTRAITS
Secondary Classification: Male - Individuals
Tertiary Classification: adult
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

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