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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Farm Equipment Manufacture & Field Trials, 1949 Image Reg. No: MM 019366

Summary:
Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 5: 'Tractors, Engines, Sprayers and Chaffcutters: 1918-1956', page 134. This is one of 25 albums that provide detailed visual documentation of the activities of the McKay enterprise.

This image forms part of the extensive McKay Sunshine collection which includes images, film, objects, trade publications and oral histories.
Description Of Content:
A 'Perkins' diesel engine showing the components, etc. Section of combustion chamber.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: agricultural equipment, diesel engines
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Engineering Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Images (To Be Classified)
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Original Caption: 744 DIESEL ENGINE SECTIONS: SEPT 1949
Inscriptions: Copy Neg.
Stamped: H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Lltd, Sunshine, August, 1949.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Date Made: Sep 1949
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'.
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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