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human, present

Miniature Car

Orford Ness, Suffolk

late 20th century

Cars were icons of the Oil Age and potent emblems of status, enabling speed, independence and travel. However, they also rendered public spaces unsafe, particularly for children and animals. This miniature may have been a male fertility symbol.

On loan from Fran Crowe / The Museum of Beyond.


Fran Crowe / The Museum of Beyond

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