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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Bill Sloane, St Arnaud, Victoria, 1966 Image Reg. No: MM 108698

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 Bill Sloane, McKay and Massey Ferguson dealer in St. Arnaud. Sloane's father manufactured castings in St. Arnaud for H. V. McKay when the factory was in Ballarat up to 1906.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 167 mm (Height), 217 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, Municipality of St Arnaud, Victoria
Primary Classification: PORTRAITS
Secondary Classification: Male - Individuals
Tertiary Classification: adult
Inscriptions: Hand written in grey pencil on back of photograph: 'BILL SLOANE'S FATHER MANUFACTURED CASTINGS / IN St ARNAUD FOR H.V. MCKAY WHEN / THE FACTORY WS IN BALLARAT. up to 1906 / 50% / 1966 / Bill Sloane / St Arnaud / MCKAY + MF DEALER'

Hand written in red ink on back of photograph: 'H01198/66 / 120# / anchor mount / 1 1/2" wide'

Hand written in blue ink on back of photograph: '2501'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: St Arnaud, Victoria, Australia, 1966
Organisation Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, St Arnaud, Victoria, Australia, 1966
Person Depicted: Bill Sloane, St Arnaud, Victoria, Australia, 1966

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