Image from a collection of photographs, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature relating to Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, agricultural implement manufacturer, importer and distributor, Sunshine, Victoria.

Founded as Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s, the company became H.V. McKay Pty Ltd in 1921 then merged with Massey Harris's Australian operations to become H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd in 1930. Then in 1955, this company was in absorbed into the Massey-Ferguson global entity becoming Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Limited.

Description of Content

Opening of Massey Ferguson factory in Aprilia, Italy, showing a group of men in suits walking through the factory. Mr Albert Thoornborough is wearing dark sun glasses talking to Mr Mitchell. Mr. Giulio Andreotti, then Italian Minister for Industry and Commerce, is walking to the right of Thoornborough. Mr Victor Rice is standing second from left in front row shaking hands.

Physical Description

Black and white silver gelatin photograph.

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