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Photograph - Harold Gray's cottage, Sunshine, Victoria, May 1930 Image Reg. No: MM 016543

Black and white photograph showing Harold Gray's cottage in the H.V McKay Memorial Gardens. Gray and his family resided in the cottage where he was the head gardener.

Photograph is located in an album: Volume No.1: 'Views of Factories and Branches', page 159. 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:
White cottage situated behind a large tree and garden.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: flowers, houses, public gardens, workers
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Domestic & Community Life 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: MAY 1930
Inscriptions: "NO 5"
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, May 1930
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'.
  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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