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Photograph - Head of Character Bear 'Cynthia', Melbourne, 24 May 1967 Reg. No: MM 132391
- Black and white photograph showing the life size head of the bear character 'Cynthia' who appeared in a children's television program produced by Channel 9.
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:
- Life size model head of children's character 'Cynthia' bear positioned on a stand. The bear head has large eyes with eyelashes, a shiny nose, open mouth and a large bow around ears. There is a frilled cape around the neck and shoulder area with a protective sheet underneath and part of the stand showing.
|Dimensions:||90 mm (Height), 127 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||children s folklore, german communities, german immigration, manufacturers, television production, austrian immigration, television broadcasters|
|Themes this item is part of:||Childhood & Youth Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Television Programming & Production|
|Inscriptions:||Stamped on back in purple ink: '24 MAY 1967'|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Commissioned By:||L.J. Sterne Doll Co., Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 1967|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 24 May 1964|