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Photograph - Harold Gray in H.V McKay Memorial Gardens, Sunshine, Victoria, Apr 1933 Image Reg. No: MM 016544

Summary:
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.
Discipline: Technology

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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
Primary Classification: ENVIRONMENTS
Secondary Classification: Metropolitan - Melbourne
Tertiary Classification: public gardens
Original Caption: SUNSHINE GARDENS: APRIL 1933
Inscriptions: "NO 1"
People Depicted: Gray, Harold
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, Apr 1933
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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