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Child's novelty soap and flannel set - Smile and Cry

Smile and Cry

  • Object:

    Child's novelty soap and flannel set

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1930-1939 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Nortons (maker)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Rima Phoinieus

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Child's novelty soap and flannel set in original box

Place of Origin

England (made)


1930-1939 (made)


Nortons (maker)

Object history note

Found in the house which has been the family home of the donor, Rima Maria Mariola Helen Phoinieus, since at least the 1940s . She can remember little about it, but it has never been used.

Descriptive line

Child's soap and flannel as a baby's head peeping from a shawl, in original box; England, 1930-1939

Production Note

Reason For Production: Retail

Production Type

Mass produced


Museum of Childhood

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