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- A Place & Date Depicted Sunshine, Australia
Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Tom Laffan, Sunshine, Victoria, Jul 1950 Reg. No: MM 021896
- Black and white photograph of Tom Laffan a Foundary foreman at H.V McKay Massey Harris. He was one of the first directors of the company's co-operative housing society which was formed in 1950.
Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 10: "Portraits, Sundry Machines, Royal Show 1945-51", page 269. 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:
- A man in suit smiling at the camera.
|Tagged with:||housing, factory workers, portraits, managers, housing estates, social welfare, formal wear|
|Themes this item is part of:||H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Employee Welfare Assistance at Sunshine Harvester Works|
|Primary Classification:||MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY|
|Secondary Classification:||Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment|
|Tertiary Classification:||workers' portraits|
|Original Caption:||'HOUSING SOCIETY'S FIRST DIRECTORS ... MR TOM LAFFAN (FOUNDRY) DIRECTOR: 'SUNSHINE REVIEW': JULY 1950'|
|People Depicted:||Laffan, Tom|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, Jul 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'.