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Photograph - H.V. McKay, Farm Equipment Manufacture & Field Trials, Sunshine, Victoria, 1907 Image Reg. No: MM 016152

Summary:
Photograph is located in an album: Volume No.1: 'Views of Factories and Branches', page 24. 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:
Farmers viewing the new 14 ft Beam press. This press was manufactured at the H.V. McKay harvester works and the company plaque can be seen on the front of the machine. The manufacturing tool in the press is forming the Sunshine 'rising sun' emblem use.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: equipment manufacturing, factories, factory visits, 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: FARMERS VISIT: 1907
Inscriptions: "Farmers Visit 1907"
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1907
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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