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Photograph - H.V. McKay, Home of H.V McKay, Sunshine, Victoria, 1910-1930 Image Reg. No: MM 016516

Black and white photograph of H.V McKay's house. One of the original McKay residences in Talmage Street, Sunshine (off Anderson Road and King Edward Avenue). This house was owned and built by Mr H.V. McKay, later lived in by his son, Cecil McKay. This property was bought to be converted to a funeral parlour but burnt down in the 1960s.

Photograph is located in an album: Volume No.1: 'Views of Factories and Branches', page 153. 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:
Large Edwardian house with a front garden. This is one of the original residences built by H.V. McKay for his family and executives.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: gardens, houses, workers, domestic life, suburbs
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: DOMESTIC LIFE
Secondary Classification: Residential Buildings
Tertiary Classification: front gardens
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1910-1930
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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