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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Apprentice School, Sunshine, Victoria, circa 1960 Image Reg. No: MM 118438

Summary:
Black and white photograph of No. 11 Tool Room, Lunch Room used for apprentice training, Sunshine, circa 1960.

This image is part of a collection of photographs, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature relating to Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd. The Australian operations of this company were originally founded as Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s. In 1930 it merged with Massey Harris's Australian operations to become H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd. In 1955, this company was in turn absorbed into the Massey-Ferguson global entity becoming Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Limited.
Description:
Black and white photograph
Description Of Content:
Students in a classroom looking at photograph of a tractor with rear mounted grader 'projected' onto a wall. The image appears to have been modified for publication.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 320 mm (Height), 400 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: agriculture, training courses, training, students
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: training & education
Inscriptions: Hand written in pencil on rear: 'Apprentice School. Sunshine / No 11 Tool Room Lunch Room'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1960
Commissioned By: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1955-1965

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