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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Three Athletes at Company Picnic, Frankston, Victoria, 25 Feb 1950 Image Reg. No: MM 022032

Summary:
Black and white photograph of three athletes at the H.V McKay Massey Harris picnic at Frankston in 1950. They are from left to right Maurice Gathercole (runner-up of the race), Harold Mason (winner) and Eric Wilcox (who came third place).

Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 10: "Portraits, Sundry Machines, Royal Show 1945-51", page 373. 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:
Three men standing in a row. They are dressed in shorts and singlets
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: picnics picnicking, factory workers, athletes
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Social Gatherings Organised by Sunshine Harvester Works, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: social functions
Original Caption: SUNSHINE HARVESTER WORKS PICNIC 1950: HELD AT THE FRANKSTON PARK: PLACEGETTERS IN THE SUNSHINE HANDICAP - L.TO R.- MAURICE GATHERCOLE (SECOND), HAROLD MASON (FIRST), ERIC WILCOX (THIRD): 'SUNSHINE REVIEW': APRIL 1950
Inscriptions: Stamped: "H.V. MCKAY MASSEY HARRIS PTY LTD SUNSHINE. 25 FEB 1950"
People Depicted: Gathercole, M.; Mason, H.; Wilcox, E.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Frankston, Victoria, Australia, Feb 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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