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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

Summary:
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.
Description:
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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