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Photograph - Leo & Hilda Sterne in an Office, Carlton, Victoria, circa 1963 Image Reg. No: MM 132314

Summary:
Black and white photograph of Leo Sterne and his wife Hilda in an Office.

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:
A black and white Polaroid photograph
Description Of Content:
The photograph depicts Mr Leo and Mrs Hilda Sterne in an office. They are holding a sign which says 'GERRY-GEE-JUNIOR/ -IS-/ EASY-TO-WORK/ EASY-TO-LEARN/ MADE-IN-AUSTRALIA/ -BY-/ LJ. Sterne.'. The office has several posters related to the Gerry Gee dolls on the walls. There are also several Gerry Gee doll boxes and one Gerry Gee barracker in the background.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 64 mm (Height), 81 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: dolls, toys, australian rules football, television publicity, australian television industry, austrian immigration, migrant businesses
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Leisure Collection, Migration Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Toys & Games
Inscriptions: Printed in blue on back, upside down near top right: 'POLAROID'
Printed in blue on back, upside down near top left: 'A2281'
Stamped in black on top right corner: '37'
Stamped in black on bottom right corner: '3'
Handwritten on back in pencil: 'Leo & Hilda'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: L.J. Sterne Doll Co., Carlton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1963
Person Depicted: Mr Leo Sterne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1963
Person Depicted: Mrs Hilda Sterne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1963

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