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Photograph - H.V. McKay Pty Ltd, Showroom Clock Tower, Sunshine, Victoria, circa 1920s Image Reg. No: MM 018922

Summary:
Black and white photograph of the clock tower on top of the company showroom. The showroom was located the northern corner of Devonshire Road and 'Private Road', Sunshine. The building included the main office, the cost-office, production-planning, pay-office and employees records, etc.

Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 4: 'Headers & Binders: 1929-1945', page 201. 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:
Close-up of a clock tower.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: factories
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Showroom at Sunshine Harvester Works, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: buildings & grounds
Inscriptions: Duplication.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1929-1945
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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