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Photograph - H.V. McKay Pty Ltd, Agar Cross & Co., Argentina, 1923 Image Reg. No: MM 017422

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 26. 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 drawing showing the streetscape and the exterior of the Agar Cross & Co. building, Argentina.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: offices, streetscapes, workers, export trade
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: export products
Inscriptions: Inscribed on photo: "CHAMLESTY" [?]
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Argentina, 1923
References: Viewed 7.5.09. Viewed 7.5.09.
Perry, Warren. 'The Science Museum of Victoria'.
  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


Chris Howard Posted on 08 Jul 2014 2:14 AM
It's interesting as recently I was working with a descendent of this business, an Argentinian Agar with Scottish roots, he now lives back in Argentina but worked in the UK for a few years and while here (in the UK) he visited some of his relatives in Scotland.

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