Photograph is located in an album: Volume No. 6: "Headers" 1946-1956, page 10. 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
A pea crop enters the pick-up on a No.5 front fitted to a Sunshine H.S.T. P.T.O. Header. The young female operator is raising and lowering the cutter-bar by hand. Original caption: 'Mr. J. Henderson, the sisters, Terang, Vic., harvesting six bags of 'greenfeast' peas to the acre with a sunshine H.S.T. PTO header with a No. 5 pickup and cutter bar: Jan 1946'.
Place & Date Depicted
Photograph, Black & White
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