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Photograph - H.V. McKay Massey Harris, pre-1900 Horse-drawn Stripper, Sunshine, Victoria, Sept 1933 Image Reg. No: MM 026199

Summary:
Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 22: "Half Tone Blocks 1933-46": 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:
Photograph of a horse-drawn 1900 (or earlier) Model 4 or 5 ft Ground-drive Sunshine stripper. This has been modified into a harvester by the addition of a winnower and elevator (in the rear of the machine) and bagging-off equipment: i.e: this is the forerunner to the harvester.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: agricultural equipment
Themes this item is part of: H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Agricultural & Horticultural Equipment
Tertiary Classification: harvesters
Original Caption: SEPT 1933
Inscriptions: "Obsolete"
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, Sep 1933
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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