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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, Farm Equipment Manufacture & Field Trials, Port Melbourne, Victoria, Dec 1948 Image Reg. No: MM 021735

Summary:
Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 10: "Portraits, Sundry Machines, Royal Show 1945-51", page 137. 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:
Ship, 'Orontes', being loaded with food parcels for the'Food for British Workers Appeal'.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: motor vehicles, ships, workers, export trade
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Original Caption: OUR PHOTOGRAPHER WENT TO PT. MELBOURNE TO RECORD THE LOADING OF THE FOOD PARCEL CASES ONTO THE 'ORONTES': SUNSHINE REVIEW, DEC 1948
Inscriptions: Stamped: "H.V. MCKAY MASSEY HARRIS PTY LTD SUNSHINE. 10 NOV 1948. 15 DEC 1948" "2363"
(See 2 previous images)
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Dec 1948
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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