• Creator
  • Wellings, Norah, 1893-1975
  • Created Date
  • 2-24-3
  • Description
  • The cloth soldier doll has a stiffened felt head with painted brown hair, black eyes, white teeth, and pink cheeks. The doll is costumed in a brown felt cap with a brass button in front. The brown velvet uniform also has brass buttons as well as pocket flaps and a belt with a buckle. The doll comes complete with black velvet shoes and a cloth label that reads, "Made in England by Norah Wellings." In addition, there is a paper label attached wh... more
    The cloth soldier doll has a stiffened felt head with painted brown hair, black eyes, white teeth, and pink cheeks. The doll is costumed in a brown felt cap with a brass button in front. The brown velvet uniform also has brass buttons as well as pocket flaps and a belt with a buckle. The doll comes complete with black velvet shoes and a cloth label that reads, "Made in England by Norah Wellings." In addition, there is a paper label attached which states, "Souvenir of Lake Louise Alberta. Many of Norah Wellings' dolls served as mascots for adults. This doll was part of a specific collection that represented the English Army, Royal Navy, and Royal Air Force during World War II. It is an excellent example of popular wartime support and propaganda. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; World Environments. 16 History; 18 Social Systems. less
  • Format
  • 92-16-91.jpg