Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 10: "Portraits, Sundry Machines, Royal Show 1945-51", page 143. 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

This photo taken in 1908/9, could possibly be employees from H.V. McKay in Ballarat. (Mr Bert Kimber retired from H.V. McKay in approx. 1955.).

More Information

  • Collection Names

    H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection

  • Collecting Areas

    Images & Image Making, Sustainable Futures

  • Place & Date Depicted

    Australia, 1908

  • Individuals Identified

    Swan, G.; Kimber, B.; Salmon, P.; Swan, W.; Eliason, F.; Harris, J.

  • Format

    Photograph, Black & White

  • Inscriptions

    (COPIED MARCH 1949) (REFER MM\21704)

  • Classification

    Agriculture & rural life

  • Category

    History & Technology

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  • 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

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