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Photograph - L. J. Sterne Doll Co., Boy & Girl with Western Geraldine & Gerry Gee Dolls, Victoria, circa 1964 Image Reg. No: MM 132305

Summary:
Black and white photograph of a young boy and girl dressed in western attire with a cowboy Gerry Gee doll and a cowgirl Geraldine Gee 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.
Description:
Black and white photograph on paper.
Description Of Content:
A young boy and girl dressed in western clothing and hats, leaning on a white fence. The boy, on the left, holds a cowboy Gerry Gee doll and the girl, on right, holds a cowgirl Geraldine Gee doll. The children are placed either side of the dolls which are seated on the fence in the centre of the image. The children look at the dolls. The photograph is taken outdoors and there is, presumably, a farm in the background.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 205 mm (Height), 252 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: dolls, clothing accessories, advertising, outdoor life, popular culture
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Migration Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Toys & Games
Inscriptions: Stamped on back, blue/purple ink: 'L.J. STERNE DOLL CO./ 121-123 LEICESTER STREET,/ CARLTON, N. 3, VIC./ PHONE 34-4314'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Victoria, Australia, circa 1964
Commissioned By: L.J. Sterne Doll Co., Carlton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1964
Person Depicted: Gerry Gee, Victoria, Australia, circa 1964
Person Depicted: Geraldine Gee, Victoria, Australia, circa 1964

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