Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Rural Scene, Europe, 1970s-1980s Image Reg. No: MM 112097

Colour photograph which is part of a collection of photographs, negatives, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature belonging to the H. V. McKay Sunshine Collection. The Australian operations of this company were originally founded by Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s. The McKay collection is regarded as one of the most significant industrial heritage collections in Australia.
Colour photograph.
Description Of Content:
European farm scene with a brick archway, tower and farmhouse. A man is pictured seated on a Massey Ferguson 35 tractor with a side deliver rake and side mounted mower in the foreground. A woman is pictured holding a donkey saddled with milk cans to the right. A baler, tractor and trees are shown in the background.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 182 mm (Height), 238 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: agricultural equipment, advertising, tractors, rakes, farms, agricultural machinery, donkeys, milk cream cans, 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: advertising
Inscriptions: Printed in grey text on back of photograph: 'Kodak[repeated]'

Hand written in grey pencil on back of photograph: 'MF 35 TRACTOR / W/- SIDE DELIVER RAKE / SIDE MOUNTED MOWER / BALER ON /FAR RIGHT OF / PHOTO / SL2-10'
Format: Photograph: Colour
Place & Date Depicted: Europe, 1970s-1980s
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia

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