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Plough Model - Disc, Stump Jump, 'Sunrise', H.V. McKay, Sunshine, after 1906 Object Reg. No: ST 007617

Model of a three furrow stump jump "Sunrise" disc plough. Model made by H. V. McKay Pty. Ltd., Sunshine, Victoria.

"Sunrise" plough manufactured by H.V. McKay, Sunshine, Victoria, after 1906. Design has three hand levers to control steering, angle and depth of cut. Also metal seat for operator.

This plough was invented by J. B. Garde in 1906 and was produced by McKay in large quantities.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Hugh McKay, 1915
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 34 cm (Height), 44 cm (Width), 80 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: ploughs
Themes this item is part of: Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, 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, McKay's Brandnames
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Ploughing
Tertiary Classification: ploughs
Manufacturer: H.V. McKay, Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1906-1915

Manufacturer of tractor.
Inventor: J. Garde - H.V. McKay Pty Ltd, Sunshine Harvester Works, 1906

Modelmaker: H.V. McKay Pty Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1906-1915
References: http://museumvictoria.com.au/sunshine/ viewed 12.05.2008 LDH
  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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