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Photograph - L. J. Sterne Doll Co., Beatle Gerry Gee Doll, Victoria, circa 1964 Reg. No: MM 132313
- 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.
- 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.
|Dimensions:||253 mm (Height), 205 mm (Width)|
|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|