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Photograph - T.Henderson & Co, Invoice, Dec 1877 Image Reg. No: MM 128168

Summary:
Photograph of an invoice dated 7th Dec 1877 for a Stripper, castings on axle and winnowing machine sold to Nathaniel McKay. Hand note on the invoice suggests that the machine purchased may have been used by H.V. McKay in the development of the first prototype stripper harvester.

The photograph is part of the extensive H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, which consists of photographs, films, business and personal archives, artefacts, plans, oral histories and trade literature spanning from 1884 to the present.
Description:
Black and white photograph.
Description Of Content:
Copy of an invoice to Nathaniel McKay dated December 7th 1877 of a Stripper. Handwritten on this invoice is a note "I think that this Stripper may have been partly used for the first harvester".

Photograph is published in the souvenir booklet published by McKay Massey Harris in 1954: '70 Years - The story of seventy years development of one of Australia's great industries'
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 120 mm (Height), 205 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: strippers, letters, stripper harvesters, harvesters, innovation
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria, Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: General Farm Equipment
Tertiary Classification: (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil on back, 'Copy neg' / JAN 1954
Handwritten on front, 'I think that this stripper may have been partly used for the first harvester. Would like these papers back sometime. AM'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Issued To: Mr Nathaniel McKay, Dec 1877
Creator: H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Jan 1954

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