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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Sunshine Harvester Diamond Jubilee, Fred Bult Presenting Book of Signatures to C.N. McKay, Melbourne, Victoria, 21 Aug 1944 Image Reg. No: MM 017997

Summary:
Black and white photograph taken at the Melbourne Town Hall, 21 August, 1944, at the Diamond Jubilee of the Sunshine Harvester. Mr Fred Bult (at left) is presenting the Book of Signatures to Mr Cecil McKay.

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 171. 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:
Mr Fred Bult (at left) presenting the Book of Signatures to Mr Cecil McKay. The men are shaking hands also.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: executives, managers, town halls, workers, workforce management, celebrations
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Fred Bult, Factory Foreman, Sunshine Harvester Works (1881-1955)
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: presentations
Original Caption: PHOTOS TAKEN AT MELBOURNE TOWN HALL: 21 AUG 1944: DIAMOND JUBILEE SUNSHINE HARVESTER: MR FRED BULT PRESENTING BOOK OF SIGNATURES TO MR C.N. MCKAY
Inscriptions: Stamped: "Copyright The Argus", Melbourne - Photograph Neg No. T2886 Ref No...21 August,1944" (Argus Hold Negs.)
People Depicted: Bult, Fred; McKay, Cecil
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 21 Aug 1944
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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