Homecraft Training Society Silver Badge
A small silver and enamel Brooch style badge for the Mothercraft Training Society,which had previously been known as the Babies of the Empire Society .This organisation appears to have been founded in 1917 and ran until the 1950s.It offered training to Nurses ,Midwives and mothers on the principles of successful child-rearing.It operated the Princess Elizabeth of York Hostel in Winchester road Highgate.
The design features two infants either side of a globe bearing the title Babies of the Empire,,On a blue enamel scroll at the base is the title Mothercraft Training Society. The rear has a pin and clasp fixing .It bears hallmarks for JAW & Co( J A Wylie & Co,Holborn Viaduct),Birmingham 1935 Size Width 35mm by height 18mm
A scarce and interesting object