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- A Place & Date Depicted Frankston, Australia
Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Tug-Of-War Champions at Company Picnic, Frankston, Victoria, 25 Feb 1950 Reg. No: MM 022035
- Black and white photograph showing members of the winning tug-of-war team at the H.V McKay Massey Harris picnic, held at the Frankston Park in 1950. The person on the extreme right is Reg Barclay, later mayor of Sunshine and most likely the anchor man.
Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 10: "Portraits, Sundry Machines, Royal Show 1945-51", page 375. 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:
- Nine men standing in a row on an open field.
|Tagged with:||picnics picnicking, factory workers, executives, tug of war|
|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: THESE HEAVYWEIGHTS WON THE TUG OF WAR: 'SUNSHINE REVIEW': APRIL 1950|
|Inscriptions:||Stamped: "H.V. MCKAY MASSEY HARRIS PTY LTD SUNSHINE. 25 FEB 1950"|
|People Depicted:||Barclay, Reg; Lewis, Robert|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Frankston, Victoria, Australia, Feb 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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