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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Guests at the 25 Year Celebration, Victoria, 1962 Image Reg. No: MM 112915

Black and white image of four women, including Olive Stallone, Ivy Rewell and Ivy Watson, at the 25 year celebration organised by Massey-Ferguson.

This item is part of a collection of photographs, negatives, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature belonging to the H. V. McKay Sunshine Collection. The McKay collection is regarded as one of the most significant industrial heritage collections in Australia. The collection relates to the agricultural manufacturing firm, the Sunshine Harvester Works. The Australian operations of this company were originally founded by Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s in Ballarat. Between 1906 and 1907, McKay moved production to Sunshine where the firm became one of the largest industrial businesses in Australia. Change in ownership is a recurring theme in the company?s history. In 1930, it merged with Massey-Harris to become H.V McKay Massey Harris. In the mid-1950s, the company was absorbed by Canadian agricultural firm Massey-Ferguson. Production in Sunshine ceased in the mid-1980s, following almost 100 years of manufacturing agricultural equipment.
Black and white silver gelatin photograph.
Description Of Content:
Four women are shown sitting at a table at the H. V. McKay Massey Harris 25 year celebration.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 106 mm (Height), 159 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: bottles, workers, social functions, interior views, dinners, drinks, employees, people
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: social functions
Inscriptions: Handwritten in grey pencil on the back of photograph: 'Ho 1199/69 170# 3"wide / ROLL C / [indecipherable] / Ivy Rewell / Olive Stallone / Ivy Watson'

Handwritten in blue ink on the back of photograph: '65 / 6150'
People Depicted: Olive Stallone; Ivy Rewell; Ivy Watson
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Victoria, Australia, 1962
Organiser of Event: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia

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