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Photograph - L.J. Sterne Doll Co., Product Display of The New Gerry Gee Junior Family, Melbourne, circa 1965 Image Reg. No: MM 132388

Summary:
Black and white photograph of a product display of The New Gerry Gee Junior Family by the L. J. Sterne Doll Company, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 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.
Description:
Black and white photograph on paper support with stamped text.
Description Of Content:
Promotional image of The New Gerry Gee Junior Family depicting seven dolls, promotional posters and the L.J. Sterne company name. Gerry and Geraldine Gee full sized dolls are positioned behind a set of five Gerry Gee Junior dolls inlcuding Geraldine and Gerry Gee as well as Beatles Gerry and a Gerry Gee Footy fan. The promotional posters are for Gerry Gee Junior and feature the image of Ron Blaskett, Ron Blaskett Junior. and also the GTV 9 logo.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 120 mm (Height), 165 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: football teams, 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 purple ink on top of reverse of photograph; L.J. STERNE DOLL CO. / 121-123 LEICESTER STREET, / CARLTON. N.3. VIC. / PHONE 34-4314
Stamped in purple ink in centre of reverse of photograph; STERNE / DOLL / MELBOURNE / MADE IN AUSTRALIA
Format: Photograph: Black & White; 6 in. x 4 in.
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1965
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: L.J. Sterne Doll Co., Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1965
Person Depicted: Ron Blaskett, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1965
Person Depicted: Ron Blaskett, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1965

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