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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Employees' Arts & Crafts Exhibition, Sunshine, Victoria, Jul 1944 Image Reg. No: MM 018000

Summary:
Black and white photograph of the H.V McKay Massey Harris Employees Arts and Crafts Exhibition held at Hampshire House in July 1944.

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:
A group of men and women viewing art and craft exhibits on display. Two women are perusing items displayed on a table, while others are viewing paintings on a wall.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: executives, factory workers, paintings, art exhibitions, craft shows
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Hampshire House, Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria, Social Gatherings Organised by Sunshine Harvester Works, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: social functions
Original Caption: 'Employees Arts and Crafts Exhibition: July 1944'
People Depicted: Drennan, Bob
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, Jul 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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