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Photograph - L. J. Sterne Doll Co., Leo Sterne with Six Dolls in Dresses, Melbourne, Oct 1953 Image Reg. No: MM 132337

Summary:
Black and white photograph of Leo Sterne posing with six dolls 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.
Description:
Black and white photograph with an ink stamp and hand written text on the reverse of the photograph.
Description Of Content:
Leo Sterne poses for a promotional image with a selection of six dolls from the L.J. Sterne Doll Company. The dolls are in dresses and wear a variety of headresses including bonnets, hats and veils. Leo is holding up two dolls in bonnets and the other four dolls are positioned in front of him.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 208 mm (Height), 156 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: dolls, children s play, toys, german immigration, promotional materials, austrian immigration, migrant businesses
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Toys & Games
Tertiary Classification: promotional appearances
Inscriptions: Hand written in blue ink on top left of reverse of photograph: 'The 'Age' / Oct 1953'
Stamped in purple ink in centre of reverse of photograph: 'L.J. STERNE / DOLLS MANUFACTURERS / 14 HEDGELEY AVE., EAST MALVERN / PHONE U.L. 2180. S.E.5. / MELBOURNE (VIC.)'
Format: Photograph: Black & White; 6 in. x 8 in.
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: L.J. Sterne Doll Co., Oct 1953
Person Depicted: Mr Leo Sterne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Oct 1958
Other Association (See Comments): The Age Newspaper, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Oct 1953

Image published in The Age Oct 1953

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