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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Showroom and Clock Tower, Sunshine, Victoria, 1930-1950 Image Reg. No: MM 018917

Summary:
Black and white photograph showing the H.V McKay Massey Harris showroom and clock tower.

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:
Photo shows the railway weighbridge office adjacent to the (original) clock tower and Showroom at the end of Devonshire Road, Sunshine. Also shown are the steps of the overhead footbridge over the Melbourne to Bendigo train line.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: clock towers, factories, motor cars, motor trucks, offices, railway lines, storage, workers
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, Showroom at Sunshine Harvester Works, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: buildings & grounds
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1930-1950
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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