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- A Place & Date Depicted Sunshine, Australia
Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Farm Equipment Manufacture & Field Trials, Sunshine, Victoria, Feb 1940 Reg. No: MM 016274
- Photograph is located in an album: Volume No.1: 'Views of Factories and Branches', page 57. 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:
- Tommy Smith works in the tool room on a 'Cincinnati' horizontal milling machine. Note: the duck board (wooden slats), an occupational health and safety initiative to elevate the feet above the concrete floor.
|Tagged with:||equipment manufacturing, factories, manufacturing workers, milling machines, occupational health safety|
|Themes this item is part of:||H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY|
|Secondary Classification:||Images (To Be Classified)|
|Tertiary Classification:||images (to be classified)|
|Original Caption:||'NO. 11 TOOL SHOP: FEB. 1940'|
|People Depicted:||Smith, Tommy|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, Feb 1940|
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'.