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Photograph - H.V. McKay & the Sunshine Harvester Works Pipe Band, Sunshine, Victoria, Jul 1914 Image Reg. No: MM 017332

Summary:
Photograph of H. V. McKay and the Sunshine Harvester Works Scottish Pipe Band welcoming Sir Ronald (seated on the steel framed harvester) and Lady Helen Munro Ferguson (H.V. McKay is standing between them) to the Sunshine factory on 7 July 1914.

This image forms part of the extensive McKay Sunshine collection which includes images, film, objects, trade publications and oral histories.
Description:
Black and white photograph.
Description Of Content:
A row of men and one woman outside a factory. Five members of a pipe band are holding bagpipes, while one man is sitting on a stripper harvester on the left.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: agricultural equipment, bagpipes, factories, governors, machines, managers, manufacturing workers, musicians, scottish pipers, traditional costumes, workforce management, pipe bands
Themes this item is part of: Hugh V. McKay, Agricultural Implement & Machinery Manufacturer, Ballarat & Sunshine, Victoria, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Tours of Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine Stripper Harvester, The Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd, Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers & Importers, Sunshine, Victoria
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: company directors
Original Caption: 'Visit of the Governor-general, Sir Ronald & Lady Helen Munro Ferguson: 7 July 1914
People Depicted: Munro Ferguson, Sir Ronald; McKay, Hugh Victor; Munro Ferguson, Lady Helen
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: H.V. McKay Pty Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 07 Jul 1914

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