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Photograph - L. J. Sterne Doll Co., Beatle Gerry Gee Doll, Victoria, circa 1964 Image Reg. No: MM 132313

Summary:
Black and White photograph of a Beatle Gerry Gee Doll resting upright on a stand, with two photographs of the Beatles in background.

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:
Image of a Beatles themed Gerry Gee Doll standing upright with the help of a stand. The right arm of the doll is extended as though waving and the doll is dressed in theme appropriate wig and suit. A name tag identifies the doll as 'Beatle Gerry Gee'. Two photographs of the Beatles band attached to the background drapery of the shot.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 253 mm (Height), 205 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: dolls, toys, advertising, popular culture, music band, popular music
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: 'A/ STERNE/ PRODUCT/ MELBOURNE/ MADE IN AUSTRALIA'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Victoria, Australia, circa 1964
Commissioned By: L.J. Sterne Doll Co., Victoria, Australia, circa 1964
Person Depicted: Gerry Gee, Victoria, Australia, circa 1964

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