Photograph is located in an album: Volume No.1: 'Views of Factories and Branches', page 34. 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
'The original farm smithy now in the grounds of the Sunshine Harvester Works'. Original wooden-slab smithy which was moved from Drummartin to the grounds of the factory at Sunshine in 1928.
Place & Date Depicted
Photograph, Black & White
Stamped: "H. V. MCKAY MASSEY HARRIS PTY LTD SUNSHINE". Noted on Back: "FARM SMITHY IN WHICH THE FIRST HARVESTER WAS MADE AT DRUMMARTIN, Vic[toria], BY HUGH VICTOR MCKAY IN 1884: PHOTO TAKEN SEPT 1928".
Type of item
[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