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Photograph - L.J. Sterne Doll Co., Product Display of Gerry Gee Junior Dolls, Melbourne, circa 1965 Image Reg. No: MM 132393

Summary:
Black and white photograph of a product display of Gerry Gee Junior Dolls inlcuding a Footy Fan Gerry and Geraldine Gee 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 hand written and stamped text.
Description Of Content:
Four Gerry Gee Junior Dolls are positioned for a promotional display on a small, circular set. Football Fan Gerry stands elevated in the centre behind three labelled dolls. The labels read left to right: The New Look Gerry Gee Junior, The First Australian Gerry Gee Junior Special and Gerry's Sister Geraldine. The Sterne Dolls logo is positioned in the top right of the photograph.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 116 mm (Height), 90 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: football teams, dolls, children s play, toys, german immigration, promotional materials, austrian immigration, ventriloquism, migrant businesses
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Toys & Games
Tertiary Classification: product displays
Inscriptions: In purple ink, diagonally on reverse of photograph; L.J. STERNE DOLL CO. / 121-123 LEICESTER STREET / CARLTON. N.3. VIC. / PHONE 34-4314
In purple ink at bottom right of reverse of photograph; PHOTOGRAPH BY JOHN SHINGLER / 195 HIGH STREET, ASHBURTON / 25 6457 / When Re-ordering Quote / No
Hand written in blue pen in center of reverse of photograph; 5 1/2 inch
Hand written over purple ink stamp at bottom right of reverese of photograph; 4868-2
Format: Photograph; 3½ in. x 4½ in.
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1965
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: L.J. Sterne Doll Co., Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1965
Photographer: Mr John Shingler, Ashburton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1965

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