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Negative - H.V McKay Massey Harris, J.M Ballieu, Sunshine, Victoria, 1955 Image Reg. No: MM 49542

Summary:
Negative of J.M Ballieu, a Melbourne businessman and member of the Board of Directors of H.V McKay Massey Harris.

This item is part of a collection of photographs, negatives, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature belonging to the H. V. McKay Sunshine Collection. The McKay collection is regarded as one of the most significant industrial heritage collections in Australia. The collection relates to the agricultural manufacturing firm, the Sunshine Harvester Works. The Australian operations of this company were originally founded by Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s in Ballarat. Between 1906 and 1907, McKay moved production to Sunshine where the firm became one of the largest industrial businesses in Australia. Change in ownership is a recurring theme in the company?s history. In 1930, it merged with Massey-Harris to become H.V McKay Massey Harris. In the mid-1950s, the company was absorbed by Canadian agricultural firm Massey-Ferguson. Production in Sunshine ceased in the mid-1980s, following almost 100 years of manufacturing agricultural equipment.
Description:
Black and white negative.
Description Of Content:
Man wearing a suit and sitting in a chair in the middle of a boardroom. In the background are a table surrounded by chairs, cabinet, fan, windows and a fireplace. A painting also hangs on the wall.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: men s clothing, executives, offices, fireplaces, suits, board rooms
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria, Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: workers' portraits
People Depicted: Baillieu, J.M
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, Mar 1955
References: Sunshine Review 1955, 'These Prominent Melbourne Businessmen', No. 30, p.11.

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