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Plough Model - Disc, 'Sunray', H.V. McKay, Sunshine, circa 1928 Object Reg. No: ST 017395

Model of two furrow "Sunray" disc plough, manufactured by H.V. McKay Pty. Ltd., Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, about 1928. Model made by H. V. McKay Massey Harris Pty. Ltd., Sunshine, Victoria.

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 Pty Ltd, 1928
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 41.00 cm (Height), 40.00 cm (Width), 66.00 cm (Length)

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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, Sunshine Stripper Harvester, Sunshine Stripper Harvester, The Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 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, Sunshine Harvester Works, circa 1928
Modelmaker: H.V. McKay Pty Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1928
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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