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My Grandmother is Pregnant with a Serpent

1993, mixed media collage with snakeskin print, 12 x 21”, by Jenny Badger Sultan

Sketch of dream, 'My Grandmother is Pregnant with a Serpent', by Jenny Badger Sultan. Click to enlarge
I was astounded to learn that my paternal grandmother (who died in Australia in 1909) had experienced hallucinations during her first pregnancy, believing that she was “giving birth to a serpent.”

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