Black and white photograph taken at the Melbourne Town Hall, 21 August, 1944, at the Diamond Jubilee of the Sunshine Harvester. Mr Fred Bult (at left) is presenting the Book of Signatures to Mr Cecil McKay.
Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 3: "Miscellaneous: H.V. McKay Ballarat, Sunshine Factories & Products; Maps, Plans & Charts; Passport Photographs; 1904-1945", page 171. 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
Mr Fred Bult (at left) presenting the Book of Signatures to Mr Cecil McKay. The men are shaking hands also.
Place & Date Depicted
Bult, Fred; McKay, Cecil
Photograph, Black & White
Stamped: "Copyright The Argus", Melbourne - Photograph Neg No. T2886 Ref No...21 August,1944" (Argus Hold Negs.)
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