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Grandmothering Earth

© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Fort William Health Centre

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This painting recalls a bygone era before the introduction of modern drug-based remedies and the availability of the local GP's diagnoses. An holistic approach to care and healing is represented, as traditionally dealt out by the 'mother/elder' of the Highland family.

Fort William Health Centre

Fort William

  • Date


  • Medium

    oil & mixed media on canvas

  • Measurements

    120 x 100 cm

  • Accession number

    FWHC 03

  • Acquisition method

    commissioned, 2006


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Fort William Health Centre

Camaghael, Fort William, Highland PH33 7AQ Scotland

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