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Plough Model - Disc, 'Suncog', H.V. McKay, Sunshine, pre 1915 Object Reg. No: ST 017397

Summary:
Four furrow stump jump disc plough model. Made by H.V. McKay, Sunshine, Victoria, before 1928.

This type of plough was manufactured at the Sunshine Harvester Works between 1915-1920. It was made in 2-5 furrow sizes. It incorporates design features by J. B. Garde.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from H.V. McKay Pty Ltd, 1928
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: agriculture, cultivation, exports, industrial design, ploughs, innovation design
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria, Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria, Sunshine Stripper Harvester, Sunshine Stripper Harvester, H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria, The Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Ploughing
Tertiary Classification: model ploughs
Manufacturer: H.V. McKay Pty Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1915-1928

Inventor.
Designer: J. Garde - H.V. McKay Pty Ltd, Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1906

Inventor.
Modelmaker: H.V. McKay Pty Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1915-1928
References: http://museumvictoria.com.au/sunshine/ viewed 12.05.2008 LDH
Bibliography:
  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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