Mini Clubman car, adapted for use by disabled driver, England, 1978-1979

Made:
1978-1979 in Longbridge
maker:
British Leyland Motor Corporation

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Mini Clubman adapted for use by driver, Mr Edward Freeman, disabled by the drug thalidomide, c.1978-1979. Full 3/4
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Mini Clubman adapted for use by driver, Mr Edward Freeman, disabled by the drug thalidomide, c.1978-1979. Detail image
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Mini Clubman adapted for use by driver, Mr Edward Freeman, disabled by the drug thalidomide, c.1978-1979. Detail image
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

A Mini Clubman car adapted for use by driver, Mr Edward Freeman, disabled by the drug thalidomide. In order to give more headroom the floor was lowered, and the controls have been adapted, England, c.1978-1979.

Mini Clubman car c1978-1979, with controls adapted for use by driver Eddie Freeman who was born with disabilities caused by the drug thalidomide

Details

Category:
Public Health & Hygiene
Object Number:
2003-6
type:
car
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • land vehicle
  • passenger vehicle
credit:
Mr. Eddie Freeman
status:
Permanent collection

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