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Photograph - Portrait of Hilda Sterne, Austria, circa 1935-1939 Image Reg. No: MM 131944

Black and white portrait of Hilda Sterne, passport photo size, taken in Austria circa 1935-1939.

This photograph relates to the lives of Leo and Hilda Sterne prior to their migration to Australia from Linz, Austria in 1939, joining other family members who had arrived in 1938. The Sternes (originally Sternschein), listed as 'stateless', were probably refugees accepted as part of the Australian Government's Jewish quota intake just prior to World War II. The Sterne's went on to found the successful L.J. Sterne Doll Company. Leo Sterne is recorded as having enlisted in the Citizen's Military Forces during World War II and in 1944 he was naturalised.
Black and white passport size photograph on paper.
Description Of Content:
Portrait of Hilda Sterne, head turned to the side, dressed in a fur trimmed coat and cloche hat.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 50 mm (Height), 37 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: hats, german communities, german immigration, portraits, travel, austrian immigration, coats
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
People Depicted: STERNE, HILDA;
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Austria, circa 1935-1939
Person Depicted: Mrs Hilda Sterne, Austria, circa 1935-1939

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