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Photograph - L.J. Sterne Doll Co., Three Boys in Front of a Gerry Gee Display, Australia, circa 1963 Image Reg. No: MM 132335

Summary:
Black and white photography of three boys, one holding a football, in front of a Gerry Gee and Geraldine Gee display, presumably at a toy trade fair. In the background, posters depict ventriloquist Ron Blaskett with Gerry Gee and Gerry Gee Junior Dolls.

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:
Three boys dressed in blazers in front of a Gerry Gee Doll stand, presumably at a toy trade fair in Australia. The boy on the left of the image hold a football. There are football themed Gerry Gee and Geraldine Gee dolls on display behind the boys. In the background, posters advertise the L.J Sterne Doll Company and Gerry Gee Junior dolls posed with ventriloquist Ron Blaskett.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 237 mm (Height), 201 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: football, dolls, toys, advertising, trade fairs, displays
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
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Australia, circa 1963
Person Depicted: Ron Blaskett, Australia, circa 1963
Person Depicted: Gerry Gee, Australia, circa 1963
Person Depicted: Geraldine Gee, Australia, circa 1963

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