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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Vic McKay at Company Picnic, Frankston, Victoria, 25 Feb 1950 Image Reg. No: MM 022038

Summary:
Black and white photograph of Vic McKay, Works Manager, enjoying the annual H.V McKay Massey Harris picnic, held at the Frankston Park in 1950.

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:
Man standing in a park holding a pot and bucket. In the background are trees and passersby.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: executives, picnics picnicking, public parks, parks
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 FRANKSTON PARK: LIKE EVERYONE ELSE, THIS WELL KNOWN PERSONALITY ENJOYED THE PICNIC (MR. VIC MCKAY, WORKS MANAGER): 'SUNSHINE REVIEW': APRIL 1950
Inscriptions: Stamped: "H.V. MCKAY MASSEY HARRIS PTY LTD SUNSHINE. 25 FEB 1950"
People Depicted: McKay, Victor (Vic)
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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