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Negative - McKay Farm Smithy Model, Sunshine, Victoria, 1954 Image Reg. No: MM 058762

Summary:
Black and white negative of Hugh V McKay's farm smithy where the his stripper harvester was reportedly built in the 1880s.

This is part of a collection of photographs, negatives, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature belonging to the H. V. McKay Sunshine Collection. The Australian operations of the Sunshine Harvester Works were originally founded by Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s. The McKay collection is regarded as one of the most significant industrial heritage collections in Australia. In the 1950s, it was absorbed by Canadian firm Massey-Ferguson.
Description:
Black and white photograph.
Description Of Content:
Model of a timbered hut on a base with an open door. A plaque appears at the front of the model hut.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: blacksmithing, primary production, models modelmaking
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, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: model workshops
Format: Negative: Black & White
Commissioned By: H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1954

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