Photograph - Man With Gramp Wine Barrel, Melbourne, Victoria, circa 1940s Image Reg. No: MM 119516

Black and white photograph depicting a man with a Gramp wine barrel in Melbourne, circa 1940s. It is part of a collection of photographs and marked printer's copy used in the preparation of trade literature promoting products manufactured by the Schumacher Mill Furnishing Works Pty Ltd. The items were originally housed in a wooden filing drawer, with many filed by subject. This photograph was previously filed under 'MISCELLANEOUS'.

The Schumacher Mill Furnishing Works of Port Melbourne was established by the German-born American immigrant Otto Charles Schumacher around 1890. Operating initially under the name Otto C. Schumacher, the firm specialised in the importation, manufacture, installation and repair of flourmilling equipment, especially the newer style roller flour grinding machines, and associated equipment such as flour sifters, pollard and bran extractors, dust collectors, grain elevators and bag fillers. The business was formally registered as the Schumacher Mill Furnishing Works Pty Ltd in 1910. In later years the firm diversified into the manufacture of grain grading machinery for farmers and more general manufacturing equipment such as grinding mills, conveyors and packaging machinery.
Black and white silver gelatin photograph.
Description Of Content:
Warehouse interior showing a man in overalls with a Gramp wine barrel on a forklift.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Graham Engineering Company Pty Ltd
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 250 mm (Height), 201 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: manufacturing, workers, industrial equipment, wine, viticulture winemaking, barrels, warehouses, fork lifts
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Food & Drinks
Tertiary Classification: warehouse interiors
Inscriptions: Hand written in grey pencil on back of photograph: '11538'

Hand written in blue pencil on back of photograph: '£210 Specials / £185 Standard'

Printed in black ink on back of photograph: 'ROY DUNSTAN PHOTOGRAPHIC PRODUCTIONS / 2 ST. AUBINS AVE., / CAULFIELD S.E.7, VIC. LF 6801'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Victoria, Australia, circa 1940s
Photographer: Roy Dunstan Photographic Productions, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia, circa 1940s

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