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- A Place & Date Depicted Sunshine, Australia
Photograph - Harold Gray's cottage, Sunshine, Victoria, May 1930 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.
|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|
|Secondary Classification:||Metropolitan - Melbourne|
|Tertiary Classification:||public gardens|
|Original Caption:||SUNSHINE GARDENS: MAY 1930|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, May 1930|
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'.
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