Summary

Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 5: 'Tractors, Engines, Sprayers and Chaffcutters: 1918-1956', page 135. 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

Diagrams of the 'Perkins' combustion system taken from the workshop manual.

More Information

  • Collection Names

    H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection

  • Collecting Areas

    Engineering, Images & Image Making, Sustainable Futures

  • Date Made

    Aug 1949

  • Format

    Photograph, Black & White

  • Inscriptions

    Stamp 1: August 1949.

  • Classification

    Agriculture & rural life

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline

    Technology

  • Type of item

    Image

  • References

    [Link 1] Viewed 7.5.09. [Link 2] Viewed 7.5.09. Perry, Warren. 'The Science Museum of Victoria'.
    [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
    [Article] 2003. "Resurrecting the Sunshine Harvester Works: Re-presenting and Reinterpreting the Experience of Industrial Work in Twentieth-Century Australia", Labour History., 2003
    [Article] Dale-Hallett, Liza. 2004. "Collecting by Stealth: the HV McKay Collection", Museum Victoria Magazine., 2004

  • Keywords

    Engines