Cradle to grave : in the Wellcome Trust Gallery.
- Lee, Liz
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The two 13-meter lengths of fabric illustrate the medical stories of a man and a women. These stories are based on the composite patient records of eight individuals at specific times of life. Each piece contains over 14,000 drugs, the estimated average prescribed to every person in Britain in their lifetime. This does not include over-the-counter remedies vitamins or other self prescribed pills.