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Photograph - L.J. Sterne Doll Co., Three Fredd Bears, Carlton, Victoria, circa 1965 Reg. No: MM 132378
- Black and white photograph, depicting three Fredd Bears made by the L.J. Sterne Doll Company, and a wooden toy train, circa 1965.
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:
- Three toy bears positioned around a wooden toy train engine and hopper car. The toy bears from left to right: a tall toy bear with dark fur, dressed in striped overalls, with a white collar and floral design neckerchief, and a white hat with a striped ribbon. A medium toy bear with dark fur, wearing dark, white-spotted overalls, with a white collar and floral design neckerchief, and a white hat with a dark ribbon. A short toy bear with dark fur, wearing pale floral overalls, with a white collar and floral design neckerchief, and a white hat with a pale ribbon. Sewn on the breast of each of the overalls is a small 'Fredd' label. All the toy bears have long snouts, and plastic eyes and noses. The wooden toy train set is painted in a light colour, with darker wheels.
|Dimensions:||215 mm (Height), 167 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||clothing, children s play, toys, advertising, fabrics, train sets|
|Themes this item is part of:||Childhood & Youth Collection, Leisure Collection|
|Primary Classification:||COMMERCE & RETAILING|
|Secondary Classification:||Toys & Games|
|Tertiary Classification:||product displays|
|Inscriptions:||On Front, printed: '[L.J. Sterne Doll Company logo]'
On reverse, printed in black ink: 'L.J. STERNE DOLL CO. / 121-123 LEICESTER STREET, / CARLTON, N.3, VIC. / PHONE 34-4314'
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1965|
|Maker of Item Depicted:||L.J. Sterne Doll Co., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1965|