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Photograph - L.J. Sterne Doll Co, Fredd Bear & Fee Fee Bear Toys, Melbourne, circa 1965 Image Reg. No: MM 132397

Black and white photograph showing the two stuffed toys Fredd Bear and Fee Fee Bear made by L.J. Sterne Doll Company.

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:
Two toy bears are displayed standing side by side. The bear on the left is known as Fredd Bear and is dressed in stripped overalls, a matching hat and large bow tie. The smaller bear on the right is known as Fee Fee Bear and is dressed in a cotton dress with a frilled collar and pinafore. This outfit also has laced leggings, a large hair bow and laced shoes.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 90 mm (Height), 127 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: toys, german communities, german immigration, manufacturing, commerce, toy design, manufacturers, teddy bears, bears, austrian immigration, childhood, play
Themes this item is part of: Childhood & Youth Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Toys & Games
Tertiary Classification: product displays
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1965
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: L.J. Sterne Doll Co., Carlton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1965

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