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Photograph - L. J. Sterne Doll Co., Leo Sterne with Gerry Gee Doll & Gerry Gee Junior Merchandise, Melbourne, 31 Oct 1958 Reg. No: MM 132376
- Black and white photograph of Leo Sterne holding a Gerry Gee Doll in front of a display of Gerry Gee Junior merchandise, Melbourne 31 Oct 1958.
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 on paper support with stamped text.
- Description Of Content:
- Leo Sterne stands in a room holding a Gerry Gee Junior Doll. Behind him is a promotional dispay of posters and a photograph for Gerry Gee Junior, fetauring Ron Blaskett and the GTV9 logo. Three other dolls are positioned in the top centre of the image.
|Dimensions:||94 mm (Height), 119 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||dolls, children s play, toys, german immigration, promotional materials, television stations, austrian immigration, ventriloquism, migrant businesses, television broadcasters|
|Themes this item is part of:||Leisure Collection, Migration Collection|
|Primary Classification:||COMMERCE & RETAILING|
|Secondary Classification:||Toys & Games|
|Tertiary Classification:||product displays|
|Inscriptions:||Stamped in black ink in centre of reverse of photograph: '31 OCT 1958'|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White; 3.5" x 4.5" Contact Print|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 31 Oct 1958|
|Person Depicted:||Mr Leo Sterne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 31 Oct 1958|
|Manufacturer of Item Depicted:||L.J. Sterne Doll Co., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 31 Oct 1958|
|Person Depicted:||Ron Blaskett, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 31 Oct 1958
Ron Blaskett can be seen in a photograph in the background and on promotional material in the photo.