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Photograph - H.V. McKay Pty Ltd, Factory Entrance Looking From Outside, Sunshine, Victoria, 1925 Image Reg. No: MM 024566

Black and white photograph of the Sunshine Harvester Works Russell Street gate on Devonshire Road at the start of Russell Street. These gates were made in the factory in 1922 by Mr Charlie Pippett. On the left hand side are the factory offices and on the right is the Engine Works.

Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 16: 'Ploughs and Harrows 1916-1954', page 165. This is one of 25 albums that provide detailed visual documentation of the activities of the McKay enterprise.

The photograph is part of the extensive H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, which consists of photographs, films, business and personal archives, artefacts, plans, oral histories and trade literature spanning from 1884 to the present.
Description Of Content:
Iron gate at the entrance of a factory. Factory buildings are seen to the right and left of the gate. A person can be seen in the background.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: factories, gates, machines, workers
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Russell Street Gate at Sunshine Harvester Works, Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: factory exteriors
Original Caption: 1925
Inscriptions: Note that the Lintel and Brickwork above the gates was later removed.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1925
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'.
  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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