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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Farm Equipment Manufacture & Field Trials, Ballarat, Victoria, 1940 Image Reg. No: MM 017846

Summary:
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 117. 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:
Hewitt (Jack) & Whitty (Bob) Pty Ltd advertising H.V. McKay farm implements, farm gates, discs, shares, duplicate parts and the co-operative insurance company. A concrete and terrazzo store is next door. A 1935/6 "Dodge'' 'ute' is parked at the front. A horse (and cart) is also in the street.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: concrete, co-operatives, display windows, horsedrawn equipment, horsedrawn vehicles, horses, machinery dealers, motor cars, roads, workers, 1940
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Animal Power
Tertiary Classification: horses
Original Caption: BALLARAT AGENCY, MAY, 1940
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1940
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'.
Bibliography:
  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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