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Photograph - L. J. Sterne Doll Co., 'Patricia' & 'Yvonne' Dolls Display, Melbourne, 1950 Image Reg. No: MM 132321

Black and white photograph of two Stern dolls in wedding attire. 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 gelatin silver print
Description Of Content:
Two Stern dolls in wedding attire. The doll on the left is dressed as a bridesmaid and the doll on the right is dressed as a bride. Under each doll is handwritten 'Patricia' and Yvonne' (respectively) in white. Above the dolls, located between them and within the photograph, is the L. J. Sterne doll company logo. Hand written in black capitals above the bride doll 'Yvonne' is 'STERN DOLLS 1950'.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 85 mm (Width), 102 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: dolls, toys, weddings, wedding costumes, doll making, wigs
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Cultural Diversity Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Toys & Games
Tertiary Classification: product displays
Inscriptions: Stamped on back, black ink: 'STERNE / DOLL / MELBOURNE / MADE IN AUSTRALIA'
Printed on front, black ink: 'STERN / DOLLS / 1950'
Printed on front, in white ink: 'PATRICIA / YVONNE'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1950
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: L.J. Sterne Doll Co., Mellbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1950

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