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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Rifle Club, Williamstown, Victoria, Sep 1949 Image Reg. No: MM 021996

Summary:
Black and white photograph showing members of the Sunshine Harvester Works Rifle Club at the rifle range. Back row (left to right): Harold Brown, Arthur Gillespie, Tom Pritcher, Vic Patterson. Front row (left to right): Jack Phalp, Les Zerbst, and Alan Taylor.

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:
Group of seven men located in a field. Four are standing in the back, while three are seated at the front. Most of the men are holding rifles. In the background is an individual seated on a stool.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: employees, shooting, rifles, sporting clubs, rifle shooting, sporting firearms
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sporting Clubs at Sunshine Harvester Works, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: sports teams
Original Caption: SOME OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SUNSHINE HARVESTER WORKS RIFLE CLUB AT THE RIFLE RANGE. BACK ROW (L. TO R.): HAROLD BROWN, ARTHUR GILLESPIE, TOM PRITCHER, VIC PATTERSON. FRONT ROW (L. TO R.): JACK PHALP, LES ZERBST, AND ALAN TAYLOR: 'SUNSHINE REVIEW': SEPT 1949
Inscriptions: Stamped: "H.V. MCKAY MASSEY HARRIS PTY LTD SUNSHINE"
People Depicted: Brown, Harold; Gillespie, Arthur; Pritcher, Tom; Patterson, Vic; Phalp, Jack; Zerbst, Les
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Williamstown, Victoria, Australia, Sep 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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