"He takes as many pills in the last ten years of his life as in the first sixty-six."

Cradle to Grave – British Museum

Cradle to Grave - British Museum

“The Cradle to Grave exhibit explores the approach to health in Britain today. The piece incorporates a lifetime supply of prescribed drugs knitted into two lengths of fabric, illustrating the medical stories of one woman and one man. Each length contains over 14,000 drugs, the estimated average prescribed to every person in Britain in their lifetime…” keep reading.

Shared by Steven Iceton.





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