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Photograph - H.V. McKay Pty Ltd, Sir Neville Pearson's Estate, Kenya, 1920-1930 Image Reg. No: MM 017498

Summary:
Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 3: "Miscellaneous: H.V. McKay Ballarat, Sunshine Factories & Products; Maps, Plans & Charts; Passport Photographs; 1904-1945", page 44. 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 Sunshine Header drawn by a crawler tractor with a group of Kenyan workers.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: agricultural equipment, agricultural workers, agriculture, cropping, crops, harvesting, machines, tractors, workers
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine 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: 'Headers working on Sir Neville Pearson's estate, Kenya colony. These headers and tractors are worked by natives'
People Depicted: Pearson, N
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Kenya, 1920-1930
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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