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- A Place & Date Depicted Sunshine, Australia
Photograph - Staff Unloading Coal, Sunshine, Victoria, 1911 Reg. No: MM 016109
- Black and white photograph of office staff at Sunshine Harvester Works unloading coal from the Railway Trucks at the factory during the 1911 strike.
Photograph is located in an album: Volume No.1: 'Views of Factories and Branches', page 10. This is one of 25 albums that provide detailed visual documentation of the activities of the McKay enterprise.
This image is part of a collection of photographs, negatives, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature belonging to the H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection. The Australian operations of this company were originally founded by Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s. The McKay collection is regarded as one of the most significant industrial heritage collections in Australia.
- Description Of Content:
- Staff unloading coal from a railway wagon for use in the furnaces during a strike in 1911.
|Tagged with:||coal, railway wagons, workers, strikes, industrial disputes|
|Themes this item is part of:||H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY|
|Secondary Classification:||Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment|
|Original Caption:||FROM LEFT - MESSRS SMALL, MOORE, GENDEN & HOLLAND. OFFICE STAFF UNLOADING COAL DURING THE STRIKE JANUARY TO MARCH, 1911|
|Inscriptions:||REFERS TO FRAME NOS. 09876 & 09877.|
|People Depicted:||Small, (First Name Unknown); Moore, (First Name Unknown); Genden, (First Name Unknown); Holland, (First Name Unknown)|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1911|
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'.