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Photograph - H. V. McKay Massey Harris, Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, London, England, 1953 Image Reg. No: MM 118647

Summary:
Photograph depicting the Queen Elizabeth in 1953. It comes from a photograph album containing one hundred and four black and white photographs and three colour transparencies depicting H. V. McKay Massey Harris agents, groups, portraits, machinery and events dating from May 1951. Noted by a previous archivist as one of a series of 'Guard Books'.

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.
Description:
Black and white silver gelatin photograph attached to brown paper album page.
Description Of Content:
Queen Elizabeth II.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr. Ron Doubleday - Massey Ferguson (Aust) Ltd, 1982
Acknowledgement:
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 220 mm (Height), 165 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: portraits, royalty, royal coronations, queen elizabeth ii coronation 1953, coronations, people, british royal family, british monarchy
Themes this item is part of: HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- ), H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Queen Elizabeth II Coronation
Tertiary Classification: performances
Inscriptions: Hand written in blue ink on album page beside photograph: 'Both photographs taken from copy negs June 1953'

Printed in purple ink on back of photograph: 'MAY 1953'

Hand written in grey pencil on back of photograph: 'Copy neg'

Printed in black ink on album page in top right corner: '18'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Date Printed: Jun 1953
Person Depicted: HM Queen Elizabeth II, Westminster, England, 2 Jun 1953

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