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Photograph - L. J. Sterne Doll Co., Leo Sterne & Beatle Gerry Gee Doll, Victoria, circa 1964 Image Reg. No: MM 132326

Summary:
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.
Description:
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'.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 163 mm (Height), 119 mm (Width)

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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

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