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Photograph - L. J. Sterne Doll Co., Leo Sterne with Gerry Gee Doll & Gerry Gee Junior Merchandise, Melbourne, 31 Oct 1958 Image 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.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 94 mm (Height), 119 mm (Width)

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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.

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