Black and white photograph of three athletes at the H.V McKay Massey Harris picnic at Frankston in 1950. They are from left to right Maurice Gathercole (runner-up of the race), Harold Mason (winner) and Eric Wilcox (who came third place).
Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 10: "Portraits, Sundry Machines, Royal Show 1945-51", page 373. 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
Three men standing in a row. They are dressed in shorts and singlets
Place & Date Depicted
Gathercole, M.; Mason, H.; Wilcox, E.
Photograph, Black & White
Stamped: "H.V. MCKAY MASSEY HARRIS PTY LTD SUNSHINE. 25 FEB 1950"
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