Black and white photograph of the H.V. McKay gates looking out from Russell Street (the main entry to the factory works) into Devonshire Road with the Head Office building opposite. These gates were made in the factory in 1922 by Mr Charlie Pippett.
Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 16: 'Ploughs and Harrows 1916-1954', page 165. This is one of 25 albums that provide detailed visual documentation of the activities of the McKay enterprise.
The photograph is part of the extensive H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection, which consists of photographs, films, business and personal archives, artefacts, plans, oral histories and trade literature spanning from 1884 to the present.
Description of Content
Factory gates looking out onto a building and road.
Place & Date Depicted
Photograph, Black & White
Stamped: H.V. McKay Pty. Ltd.
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