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Photograph - H.V. McKay, Farm Equipment Manufacture & Field Trials, Sunshine, Victoria, Jun 1918 Image Reg. No: MM 016107

Summary:
Photograph is located in an album: Volume No.1: 'Views of Factories and Branches', page 9. 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:
[ 'Lysaght' was and still is a sheet-iron manufacturer] the interior of the sheet iron shop of the Sunshine factory, showing workers using belt-driven guillotines and presses.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: equipment manufacturing, factories, manufacturing workers, sheet iron, sheet metal shops
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Belt-Driven Machinery at Sunshine Harvester Works
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Images (To Be Classified)
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Original Caption: SHEET IRON DEPT. SUNSHINE HARVESTER WORKS. ACCORDING TO W. LYSAGHT, MORE SHEET IRON IS CUT UP HERE THAN ANY OTHER FACTORY IN THE WORLD
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, Jun 1918
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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