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- A Place & Date Depicted Sunshine, Australia
Photograph - Harold Gray in H.V McKay Memorial Gardens, Sunshine, Victoria, Apr 1933 Reg. No: MM 016544
- Black and white photograph of Harold Gray, the head gardener, standing in the H.V McKay Memorial Gardens.
Photograph is located in an album: Volume No.1: 'Views of Factories and Branches', page 160. 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, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature relating to Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd. The Australian operations of this company were originally founded as Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s. In 1930 it merged with Massey Harris's Australian operations to become H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd. In 1955, this company was in turn absorbed into the Massey-Ferguson global entity becoming Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Limited.
- Description Of Content:
- Harold Gray standing among his prized chrysanthemums.
|Tagged with:||flowers, public gardens, workers|
|Themes this item is part of:||H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, H.V McKay Memorial Gardens (formerly Sunshine Gardens), Sunshine, Victoria, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Metropolitan - Melbourne|
|Tertiary Classification:||public gardens|
|Original Caption:||SUNSHINE GARDENS: APRIL 1933|
|People Depicted:||Gray, Harold|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, Apr 1933|
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'.