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Photograph - L. J. Sterne Doll Co., Leo Sterne & Beatle Gerry Gee Doll, Victoria, circa 1964 Reg. No: MM 132326
- Black and White photograph of Leo Sterne posing with a Beatle Gerry Gee Doll resting upright on a stand.
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 Leo Sterne standing with both hands resting on a table, next to a Beatles themed Gerry Gee Doll . Mr Sterne is dressed in a shirt and tie with rolled up sleeves, and spectacles on his face. The Gerry Gee doll standing upright on the table next to him 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'.
|Dimensions:||163 mm (Height), 119 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||dolls, toys, advertising, portraits, 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, centre, in blue/purple ink: 'A/ STERNE/ PRODUCT/ MELBOURNE/ MADE IN AUSTRALIA'
Handwritten on back, top right hand corner, in pencil: '4'
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Victoria, Australia, circa 1964|
|Person Depicted:||Mr Leo Sterne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1964|
|Commissioned By:||L.J. Sterne Doll Co., Victoria, Australia, circa 1964|
|Person Depicted:||Gerry Gee, Victoria, Australia, circa 1964|