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- A Place & Date Depicted Melbourne, Australia
Photograph - H.V. McKay Pty Ltd, Farm Equipment Manufacture & Field Trials, Melbourne, Victoria, Apr 1923 Reg. No: MM 017387
- Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 3: "Miscellaneous: H.V. McKay Ballarat, Sunshine Factories & Products; Maps, Plans & Charts; Passport Photographs; 1904-1945", page 16. 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:
- 7 h.p. locomotive at the Melbourne Zoo. (The engine and carriages were made at the Sunshine factory.) (note the elephant, Queenie, in the background!).
|Tagged with:||drivers, elephants, engines, machines, workers, zoos|
|Themes this item is part of:||H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Engineering Collection, Images & Image Making Collection|
|Primary Classification:||AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE|
|Secondary Classification:||Images (To Be Classified)|
|Tertiary Classification:||images (to be classified)|
|Original Caption:||PHOTO TAKEN APRIL 1923: LOCO (7 H.P. ENGINE) AT ZOO|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Apr 1923|
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'.