Search the collections
Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Young Farmers Tractorthon, Perth, circa 1968 Reg. No: MM 118441
- Black and white photograph of Young Farmers Tractorthon, Perth, circa 1968.
This image is part of 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.
- Black and white photograph
- Description Of Content:
- Massey Ferguson 175 tractor with six Australian riders, four dressed in speedway gear. Chum Taylor is holding Australian flag and is sitting on the front of the tractor waving to crowd at Young Farmers Tractorthon, Perth, WA., 1971.
Article in Massey Ferguson Review March 1971, "The Australian speedway team, with captain Chum Taylor seated in front position on the MF175 Tractor, parades at Claremont Showgrounds, Perth, where they defeated England in two tests. Following them were the English team (see MM118440) on an MF 165. The MF Perth retail store provided the tractors to grade the speedway track during the Tests.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
|Dimensions:||165 mm (Height), 210 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||agriculture, flags, marketing, tractors, racing, shows|
|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:||marketing & publicity|
|Inscriptions:||Hand written in pencil on rear: 'MF Review / Page 7 / 3 cols / (top of two together) / 58% .08/1.85' '? Something to do with Young Farmers Tractorthon Perth WA'
Typed crossed out: 'Australia Captain, Chum Taylor, with flag'
Stamped: 'Photograph by.../ Speed / Eade / 136 Albany Highway, Bentley, WA, 6102, Phone 68 338?'
|People Depicted:||Taylor, Chum|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 1971|
|Commissioned By:||Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Australia, 1971|