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Photograph - L. J Sterne Doll Co., Humphrey B. Bear & Girl in Park, Australia, circa 1965 Image Reg. No: MM 131947

Black and white image of Humphrey B. Bear and Humphrey B. Bear doll. This photograph relates to products and promotions of the L.J. Sterne Doll Company (1939-1971), a Melbourne doll and toy manufacturer founded by Austrian migrants Leo and Hilda Sterne.
Black and white silver gelatin photograph.
Description Of Content:
Life size Humphrey B. Bear entertainer holding one hand of a Humphrey B. Bear doll. The other hand of the doll is being held by a little girl. The park the photograph is taken in is unknown, though probably taken in Melbourne.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 201 mm (Width), 255 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: dolls, hats, toys, australian television industry, lawns, parks, bears, ties, australian manufacturing industry, personality types, australian companies, bows
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Toys & Games
Tertiary Classification: promotional appearances
Inscriptions: Stamped on back, blue ink: 'L.J.STERN DOLL CO / 121-123 LEICESTER STREET / CARLTON. N.3. VIC / PHONE 84-4314'
Stamped on back, blue ink, not completely visible writing within a rectangle: 'PHOTOGRAPH / Barry E [illegible] llson / [illegible] QUOTE / [illegible] / [illegible] ADELAIDE'
Format: Photograph: Black & White; 10 in. x 8 in.
Place & Date Depicted: Australia, circa 1965
Commissioned By: L.J. Sterne Doll Co., Carlton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1965
Photographer: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, circa 1965

Photograph taken by Barry E [illegible] llson
Fictitious Character: Humphrey Bear, Australia, circa 1965

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