Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 10: "Portraits, Sundry Machines, Royal Show 1945-51", page 117. 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

Photographed are: R.B. Patterson (personnel/welfare officer), E.F. Wright (M.D.), C. Pass (oldest employee), T. Alsop (longest service), R.T. Baker (most decorated ex-serviceman), J. Hubble & J. Bullock (largest families).

More Information

  • Collection Names

    H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection

  • Collecting Areas

    Images & Image Making, Sustainable Futures

  • Place & Date Depicted

    Derby, England, Great Britain, Jul 1948

  • Format

    Photograph, Black & White

  • Inscriptions

    Stamped: "DERBY EVENING TELEGRAPH. COPYRIGHT PHOTOGRAPH. 12 JUL 1948" "146" Note: Many names and much information included in article. See other images re "Food for Britain"

  • Classification

    Agriculture & rural life

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline


  • Type of item


  • 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

    Employees, Executives