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Plough Model - Disc, Reversible, McKay Massey Harris, pre 1938 Object Reg. No: ST 020957

Model of a single furrow reversible disc plough. Model made by H. V. McKay Massey Harris, Sunshine, Victoria, before 1938.

These ploughs were manufactured by McKay Massey Harris between 1930-1938.

Part of the H. V. McKay Collection, which includes an extensive collection of business records and private papers relating the H.V. McKay and his enterprise.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, 1938
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 310.00 mm (Height), 370.00 mm (Width), 680.00 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Measurement From Conservation.

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Tagged with: agriculture, industrial design, ploughs, innovation design
Themes this item is part of: Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria, Sustainable Futures Collection, McKay's Brandnames
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Ploughing
Tertiary Classification: model ploughs
Manufacturer: H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1930-1938
Modelmaker: H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1930-1938
References: http://museumvictoria.com.au/sunshine. Viewed 7.5.09.
http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100286b.htm. Viewed 7.5.09.
Perry, Warren. 'The Science Museum of Victoria'.
  1. [Chapter] Dale-Hallett, Liza, et al. 'The McKay Collection', in Rasmussen, Carolyn. A Museum for the People: A History of Museum Victoria. p.271-273., 2001
  2. [Article] 2003. "Resurrecting the Sunshine Harvester Works: Re-presenting and Reinterpreting the Experience of Industrial Work in Twentieth-Century Australia", Labour History., 2003
  3. [Article] Dale-Hallett, Liza. 2004. "Collecting by Stealth: the HV McKay Collection", Museum Victoria Magazine., 2004

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