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Photograph - H.V. McKay, Farm Equipment Manufacture & Field Trials, Sunshine, Victoria, 1912 Image Reg. No: MM 016114

Summary:
Photograph is located in an album: Volume No.1: 'Views of Factories and Branches', page 11. 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:
Auction sale being held during a farmers ' visit to the Sunshine Harvester Works. Also shown are two harvesters (5 or 6 ft) and a horse-drawn 9 ft dump rake.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: agricultural equipment, factories, factory visits, farmers, grain harvesting equipment, workers
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Images (To Be Classified)
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Original Caption: AUCTION SALE DURING FARMERS VISIT ABOUT 1912
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1912
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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