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Photograph - L. J. Sterne Doll Co., 'Doll Heads & Moulds', Melbourne, circa 1945 Image Reg. No: MM 132338

Summary:
Black and white photograph of a table displaying components from the manufacturing of dolls heads 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 on paper.
Description Of Content:
Set against a brick background, a table, covered by a dismantled cardboard box, displays components from the manufacturing of dolls heads by the L. J. Sterne Doll Company. The table holds one completed dolls head on a fabric body, six moulds of various sizes, thirty-two unpainted faces of various sizes and nineteen painted dolls heads of various sizes.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 61 mm (Height), 86 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: dolls, children s play, toys, german immigration, manufacturing, bricks, manufacturing equipment, austrian immigration, migrant businesses
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Toys & Games
Tertiary Classification: merchandise displays
Inscriptions: Written on back, in lead pencil: 'Stern Doll Heads'. Written on back, in lead pencil: [illeg]. Printed on back, as paper mark in diamond shape: 'SELO'.
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1945
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: L.J. Sterne Doll Co., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1945

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