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- A Place & Date Depicted Warrandyte, Australia
Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Reconstruction of House, Warrandyte, Victoria, 1939 Reg. No: MM 017762
- Black and white photograph of H.V. McKay Massey Harris workers rebuilding a house destroyed by the 1939 bushfires. This building was one of five houses constructed by the company's workers.
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 101. 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:
- A group of men building a house.
|Tagged with:||building construction, building materials, construction equipment, construction workers, dogs, domestic animals, ladders, timber, work clothing, volunteers|
|Themes this item is part of:||H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Victorian Bushfires Collection, Charitable Work & Sunshine Harvester Works|
|Original Caption:||HOUSE (1 OF 5 BUILT) BUILT BY EMPLOYEES OF H.V. MCKAY MASSEY HARRIS PTY. LTD. TO REPLACE THOSE DESTROYED BY BUSHFIRE|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Warrandyte, Victoria, Australia, 1939|
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'.