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Photograph - Woman Posing with Toys from L. J Sterne Doll Co., Australia, 1945 Image Reg. No: MM 132334

Summary:
Black and white photograph of a woman posing outside with a toy display. 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 gelatin silver print
Description Of Content:
Woman posing outside with a toy display. Several of the dolls can be associated with the L. J Sterne Doll Company. A gentleman to her left is filming (or photographing) the display. The photograph is noted as being taken on the 24 December 1945.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 155 mm (Width), 113 mm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: dolls, toys, cameras, newspapers, promotional materials, rocking horses, displays, camera operators, newspaper promotions, childhood, press photography
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Toys & Games
Tertiary Classification: product displays
Inscriptions: Stamped on back, in blue ink: 'COPYRIGHT / NOT FOR REPRODUCTION / HERALD FEATURE / SERVICE / MELBOURNE [illegible] AUSTRALIA.'
Hand written on back, in black ink: '24-12-45'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Australia, 1945
Maker of Item Depicted: L.J. Sterne Doll Co., Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 1945
Photographer: The Herald, Melbourne, Australia, 1945

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