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Museum of Barnstaple & North Devon

Allwin Wheelchair

Wheelchair made by British company Allwin, used by First World War soldiers for rehabilitation.

Object details

Museum number: NDDMS 2001.44

Simple name: Wheelchair

Material: Canvas Metal Rubber Vinyl

Date: 1939-1945

Collections: Militaria

Production: Allwin

Location: On Display

North Devon in 100 Objects: Chosen by work experience student Claire Sheppard who was intrigued that a simple design could have such a large impact on soldier’s lives.