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Photograph - L. J. Sterne Doll Co., The New Gerry Gee Junior Family Display, Victoria, circa 1964 Image Reg. No: MM 132381

Summary:
Black and white photograph of the New Gerry Gee Junior Family doll display, depicting Gerry Gee and Geraldine Gee ventriloquist dolls with L.J Sterne Doll Co. posters of Ron Blaskett and Gerry Gee. Ron Blaskett's Gerry Gee ventriloquist act was aired on GTV 9, whose logo can be seen in the image.

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 photograph on paper.
Description Of Content:
A studio photograph of a Gerry Gee Junior Doll display depicting five Gerry Gee dolls and two Geraldine Gee dolls on top of a trolly advertising the L.J Sterne Doll Co., Ron Blaskett and Gerry Gee, and GTV 9. A banner at the top of the image reads: ' The New Gerry Gee Junior Family'.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 165 mm (Height), 119 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: dolls, toys, advertising
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Migration Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Toys & Games
Inscriptions: Stamped on back, centre, in blue/purple ink: 'STERNE/ DOLL/ MELBOURNE/ MADE IN AUSTRALIA'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Victoria, Australia, circa 1964
Person Depicted: Ron Blaskett, Victoria, Australia, circa 1964
Commissioned By: L.J. Sterne Doll Co., Carlton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1964
Person Depicted: Gerry Gee, Victoria, Australia, circa 1964
Person Depicted: Geraldine Gee, Victoria, Australia, circa 1964

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