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Photograph - L. J. Sterne Doll Co., 'Henry the Silent Salesman' Doll, Fisherman, Melbourne, circa 1950 Image Reg. No: MM 132356

Summary:
Black and white photograph of 'Henry the Silent Salesman' Doll. The fisherman version of these animated display figures was displayed in sports stores.

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 silver gelatin photograph.
Description Of Content:
A fisherman version of the animated display figure, 'Henry the Silent Salesman'. The display doll is wearing a fishing hat and carrying fishing equipment.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 156 mm (Width), 208 mm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: dolls, hats, toys, clockwork mechanisms, fishing, fishing equipment, displays, fish, sports, angling, fishermen, promotional models, manufactured products
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Toys & Games
Tertiary Classification: product displays
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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