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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Annual Golf Championship, 1949 Image Reg. No: MM 022012

Summary:
Black and white photograph showing from left to right: Bill Devers, Dave Green, Alex Fraser and Laurie Master.

Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 10: "Portraits, Sundry Machines, Royal Show 1945-51", page 359. 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:
Four men standing in a row on a golf course with golf clubs.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: employees, sporting clubs, golf courses, sporting competitions, golf, golf clubs
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sporting Clubs at Sunshine Harvester Works, Golf Club at Sunshine Harvester Works, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: sports teams
Original Caption: THIS QUARTETTE WON THE GOLF CLUB'S ANNUAL CHAMPIONSHIPS - L. TO R. BILL DEVERS (A GRADE), DAVE GREEN (B GRADE), ALEX FRASER (C GRADE) AND LAURIE MASTERS (STABLEFORD AGGREGATE). FROM THE POSITION OF THE GOLF STICKS IT APPEARS THAT THE UNORTHODOX (LEFT HAND) PLAYERS CARRIED THE DAY: 'SUNSHINE REVIEW': DEC 1949
Inscriptions: Clipping from the "Sunshine Review, December, 1949.
Stamped: "H.V. MCKAY MASSEY HARRIS PTY LTD SUNSHINE"

Caption attached to image in Sunshine Review, December 1949: "This quartet won the golf club's Annual Championships - left to right Bill Devers (A grade), Dave Green (B grade), Alex Fraser (C grade) and Laurie Masters (Stableford aggregate). From the position of the golf sticks it appears that the unorthodox left hand players carried the day".
People Depicted: Devers, Bill; Green, Dave; Fraser, Alex; Masters, Laurie
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, Dec 1949
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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