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Photograph - Young Girl & L. J. Sterne Doll, Melbourne, circa 1950 Image Reg. No: MM 132339

Black and white photograph of a young girl accepting an L. J. Sterne doll.

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.
Black and white photograph
Description Of Content:
A young girl with a bob haircut and bow is reaching out with both arms extended to take a doll that is being handed to her by an unknown person. The doll has a dress and bonnet made of shiny material with matching shoes and socks.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 68 mm (Height), 99 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: dolls, children s play, toys, german communities, german immigration, children, toy design, austrian immigration, childhood, play, child development
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Toys & Games
Tertiary Classification: product displays
Inscriptions: Stamped on back in red ink: 'RECEIVED / 5 JUL [Illeg] / ANSWERED'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: L.J. Sterne Doll Co., Carlton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950

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