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Photograph - McKay Smithy, Drummartin, Victoria, circa 1880s Reg. No: MM 16194
- Photograph of a Sunshine harvester outside the original wooden-slab blacksmith hut at the McKay family home at Drummartin, west of Elmore, Victoria, after 1884. The identity of the man is unknown. This hut is where McKay fabricated the first stripper harvester prototype.
Photograph is located in an album: Volume No.1: 'Views of Factories and Branches', page 34. 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:
- A Sunshine harvester outside the original wooden-slab smithy at the McKay family home at Drummartin, West of Elmore, Victoria.
|Tagged with:||agricultural equipment, agriculture, blacksmithing, blacksmithing tools, blacksmiths, harvesters, horses, innovations, machines, workers, innovation design|
|Themes this item is part of:||Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sunshine Stripper Harvester, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria, The Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia|
|Primary Classification:||AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE|
|Secondary Classification:||Farm Buildings|
|Original Caption:||'Scene of the [McKay] farm smithy at Drummartin, Vic'|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Person Depicted:||Mr Hugh McKay, Drummartin, via Elmore, Victoria, Australia, 1884-1886|
|Previous Collection:||Old McKay Archives, Science & Technology Collection, Museum Victoria, post 1884|
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'.
This item is part of the following themes:
- Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria
- H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection
- Sunshine Stripper Harvester
- Images & Image Making Collection
- Sustainable Futures Collection
- Working Life & Trades Collection
- H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria
- The Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia