Photograph of "The Sunshine Factory Novelty Band at a social evening for workers", September 1948. The band performed at a variety of social functions organised by the Sunshine Harvester Works.
Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 10: "Portraits, Sundry Machines, Royal Show 1945-51", page 127. 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
A group of nine musicians on a stage holding instruments. Three are standing in the back, while six are seated at the front.
Place & Date Depicted
(left to right - front row):; Potter, Lou; Shuffrey, Harry; Caddick, Harry; Hand, Brian; Moore, Frank; Greig, George; (left to right - back row):; Jones, Charlie; Anderson, Charlie; Weule, N.
Photograph, Black & White
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