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Photograph - H. V. McKay Massey Harris, Social Function, Victoria, 1956 Image Reg. No: MM 108711

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:
Four H. V. McKay Massey Harris agents from Victorian towns standing together at a social function.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 165 mm (Height), 220 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: agricultural equipment, social functions, staff, sales representatives, agricultural machinery, people
Themes this item is part of: Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: social functions
Inscriptions: Hand written in grey pencil on back of photograph: 'LH / BOB POLA / NHILL / BILL BARRY / STAWELL / JIM RYAN / HORShAM / Rugby LARMOUR / WychePROOf / RH'

Printed in purple ink on back of photograph: 'H. V. McKAY MASSEY HARRIS PTY. LTD. / SUNSHINE, W.20, VICTORIA. / 18 JUN 1956'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Victoria, Australia, 1956
Organisation Depicted: H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Victoria, Australia, 1956
Person Depicted: Rugby Larmour, Victoria, Australia, 1956
Person Depicted: Jim Ryan, Victoria, Australia, 1956
Person Depicted: Bill Barry, Victoria, Australia, 1956
Person Depicted: Bob Pola, Victoria, Australia, 1956

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