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Photograph - L. J. Sterne Doll Co., Leo Sterne, Ron Blaskett & Helicopter Pilot with Children, Melbourne, circa 1960 Image Reg. No: MM 132308

Black and white photograph of Leo Sterne, Ron Blaskett and Gerry Gee, and an unidentified helicopter pilot posing with seven children with their Gerry Gee Junior dolls in front of a helicopter.

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 photograph on card.
Description Of Content:
Leo Sterne, Ron Blaskett with 'Gerry Gee' and an unidentified helicopter pilot pose with children in front of a helicopter. The children are dressed in different school uniforms and are holding 'Gerry Gee Junior' dolls.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 159 mm (Height), 208 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: dolls, children s play, toys, german immigration, children, school uniforms, austrian immigration, migrant businesses, promotional events
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Toys & Games
Tertiary Classification: promotional appearances
Inscriptions: Printed on front: 'A 'Sterne' PRODUCT/ MELBOURNE'. Stamped on back, in purple ink: STERNE / DOLL / MELBOURNE / MADE IN AUSTRALIA'. Stamped on back, in black, PHOTOGRAPHED BY / JOHN SHINGLER / HIGH ST. - ASHBURTON / BL 6457'.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1960
Person Depicted: Mr Leo Sterne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1960
Person Depicted: Ron Blaskett, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1960
Commissioned By: L.J. Sterne Doll Co., Carlton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1960
Photographer: Mr John Shingler, Ashburton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1960

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