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Photograph - Leo Sterne & Man in Wheelchairs with Woman, Victoria, circa 1940 Image Reg. No: MM 132333

Summary:
Black and white photo of Leo Sterne in a wheelchair with a another unknown man in a wheelchair and a woman in a uniform (possibly Red Cross). Both men are holding toys and there are several toys in the background.

This photograph relates to the lives of Leo and Hilda Sterne after their migration to Australia form Austria on 1939.
Description:
A black and white photograph with some damage around edges.
Description Of Content:
This photograph depicts Leo Sterne (on right) in a wheel chair holding a toy monkey and a pair of felt slippers. To his left there is a woman in uniform (possibly Red Cross) to her left there is another man in a wheelchair holding a stuffed toy elephant and a pair of felt slippers. In the background several other stuffed toys and a marionette puppet can be seen. A section of the Australian flag can be seen in the top right corner.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 116 mm (Height), 158 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: occupational therapy, toys, uniforms, migrants, migration settlement, health well-being, austrian immigration, austrian
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Clinical Medicine - Occupational Therapy
Inscriptions: Embossed on front: ''AGE & LEADER'/ PHOTO'
Handwritten in pencil on back near top right corner: '6332'
Handwritten in pencil on back: 'Leo on right'
Typed in black on back: 'This photograph may [not]/ b[e] reproduced without p[ermission] in writing/ from the Editor of 'The/ Age' or 'The Leader'.'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Victoria, Australia, circa 1940
Person Depicted: Mr Leo Sterne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1940

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