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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Food for Britain Parcels, Sunshine, Victoria, Oct 1947 Image Reg. No: MM 021672

Summary:
Black and white photograph of food parcels sent to Britain during the Food for Britain Appeal donated by employees at H.V McKay Massey Harris.

Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 10: "Portraits, Sundry Machines, Royal Show 1945-51", page 87. 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:
Various canned and boxed goods including powedered milk, sultanas, beef and ground rice. A note appears on top of the cans and a box is in the background.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: food technology, world war ii 1939-1945, food, food containers, relief appeals, food parcels, rice, cans, milk products
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sunshine Harvester Works, Contributions to the War Effort, World War II, 1940-1945, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Food & Drinks - Canning & Preserving Works
Tertiary Classification: canned food products
Original Caption: COMMONWEALTH-WIDE SUPPORT BY SUNSHINE ORGANISATION FOR THE FOOD FOR BRITISH WORKERS APPEAL: OCT 1947
Inscriptions: Stamped: "H.V. MCKAY MASSEY HARRIS PTY LTD SUNSHINE. 5 SEP 1947. 16 SEP 1947" "# 22647"
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Date Made: Oct 1947
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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