Black and white photograph of Prime Minister Sir Robert Menzies opening the Sunshine Historical Exhibition celebrating the 70th anniversary of the stripper harvester.

From a photograph album containing one hundred and four black and white photographs and three colour transparencies depicting H. V. McKay Massey Harris agents, groups, portraits, machinery and events dating from May 1951. Noted by a previous archivist as one of a series of 'Guard Books'.

This is part of a collection of photographs, negatives, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature belonging to the H. V. McKay Sunshine Collection. The Australian operations of the Sunshine Harvester Works were originally founded by Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s. The McKay collection is regarded as one of the most significant industrial heritage collections in Australia. In the 1950s, it was absorbed by Canadian firm Massey-Ferguson.

Description of Content

Robert Menzies standing on a stage and speaking to a group of seated people. A row of pot plants surround the stage.

Physical Description

Black and white silver gelatin photograph attached to brown paper album page.

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