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- A Place & Date Depicted Brunswick, Australia
Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Annual Christmas Social, Brunswick, Victoria, Dec 1949 Reg. No: MM 022025
- Black and white photograph of patrons at the H.V McKay Massey Harris annual Christmas social held at Brunswick Town Hall in December 1949. The event attracted 1,000 guests.
Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 10: "Portraits, Sundry Machines, Royal Show 1945-51", page 367. 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 large group of men and women standing in a room, facing and smiling at the camera.
|Tagged with:||executives, factory workers, christmas celebrations, formal wear, balls dances|
|Themes this item is part of:||H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Social Gatherings Organised by Sunshine Harvester Works|
|Primary Classification:||MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY|
|Secondary Classification:||Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment|
|Tertiary Classification:||social functions|
|Original Caption:||The annual Christmas social organised by the Social and Welfare Association.|
|People Depicted:||Simpson; Kellett; Secombe; Paynton; Cochrane; Deveson|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Brunswick, Victoria, Australia, Jan 1950|
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'.
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