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Photograph - L. J. Sterne Doll Co., 'Beach Girls', Melbourne, circa 1950 Reg. No: MM 132331
- Black and White photograph of two dolls in swimming costumes manufactured by the L. J. Sterne Doll Company.
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:
- Two dolls dressed in swimming costumes and head wear are displayed on a floral surface with a solid background. The doll on the left has dark curly hair, wears a striped one piece bathing suit and carries a towel. The doll on the right had blonde curly hair and wears a black two piece swimming costume. The world 'MELBOURNE' is visible in the top right hand corner.
|Dimensions:||130 mm (Height), 92 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||dolls, hats, children s play, toys, german communities, german immigration, swimwear, austrian immigration|
|Themes this item is part of:||Leisure Collection|
|Primary Classification:||COMMERCE & RETAILING|
|Secondary Classification:||Toys & Games|
|Tertiary Classification:||product displays|
|Inscriptions:||Stamped on front, in purple ink: 'STERNE / DOLL / MELBOURNE / MADE IN AUSTRALIA'.
Stamped on back, in purple ink: 'L. J. STERNE / DOLLS MANUFACTURERS / 14 HEDGELEY AVE., EAST MALVERN / PHONE: U. L. 2180. S. E. 5. / MELBOURNE (VIC.)'
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950|
|Manufacturer of Item Depicted:||L.J. Sterne Doll Co., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950|