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- A Place & Date Depicted Sunshine, Australia
Photograph - H.V. McKay, Export of Machinery on Quilpue, Victoria, circa 1908 Reg. No: MM 021850
- Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 10: "Portraits, Sundry Machines, Royal Show 1945-51", page 223. 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:
- 'the products of Australian brains and industry - being loaded for argentine. The largest shipment of harvesters, cultivators, gates, etc. Yet exported from Australia. H.V. McKay maker, Sunshine Harvester Works, Sunshine, Victoria.' Being loaded on steel-hulled barque Quilpue at Port Melbourne.
|Tagged with:||freights, railway rollingstock, railway wagons, ships, trading, workers, export trade|
|Themes this item is part of:||H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY|
|Secondary Classification:||Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment|
|Tertiary Classification:||export products|
|Original Caption:||THE PRODUCTS OF AUSTRALIAN BRAINS AND INDUSTRY - BEING LOADED FOR ARGENTINE. THE LARGEST SHIPMENT OF HARVESTERS, CULTIVATORS, GATES, ETC. YET EXPORTED FROM AUSTRALIA. H.V. MCKAY MAKER, SUNSHINE HARVESTER WORKS, SUNSHINE, VICTORIA.|
|Inscriptions:||Copy Negative: NOV 1948.
Stamped: "H.V. MCKAY MASSEY HARRIS PTY LTD SUNSHINE"
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1905-1910|
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'.