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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, H.S.T. Header, Sunshine, Victoria, May 1936 Image Reg. No: MM 022519

Summary:
Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 11: "Ploughs Headers: 1925 - 1939", page 170. 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:
Front view of an engine-functioned H.S.T. header fitted with a bagging-off platform. Powered by a 'Hercules' water-cooled engine.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: agricultural equipment, machines, workers
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: header harvesters
Original Caption: MAY 1936
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Australia, May 1936
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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