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Plough Model - Mouldboard, Stump Jump, 'Sunrise', Braybrook Implement Co., pre 1915 Object Reg. No: ST 007805

Summary:
Model of a three furrow stump jump mouldboard "Sunrise" plough. The model was made by H. V. McKay Massey Harris Pty. Ltd., Sunshine, Victoria.

The "Sunrise" plough was first manufactured by Braybrook Implement Co. in 1890. H. V. McKay acquired the Braybrook works in 1904 and continued production.

The "Sunrise" plough was also produced with 5, 6 and 8 furrows.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Hugh McKay, 1915
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 30.50 cm (Height), 37.00 cm (Width), 63.00 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Measurements taken for Australia Gallery redevelopment.

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Tagged with: agriculture, cultivation, industrial design, innovations, ploughs
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, The Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Ploughing
Tertiary Classification: model ploughs
Manufacturer: Braybrook Implement Co, Braybrook, Victoria, Australia, 1890-1904

Original Manufacturer
Manufacturer: H.V. McKay, Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1904-1930s
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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