H. D. W. CO. HYGEIA VINARIS…..N.Y. …..OC_26_12…MR_8_16

HYGIEIA (ALSO HYGEIA & HYGIEA) WAS ONE OF SIX DAUGHTERS OF THE GOD ASCLEPIUS; THE GOD OF MEDICINE. SHE WAS THE GODDESS/PERSONIFICATION OF HEALTH, CLEANLINESS AND SANITATION. HYGEIA WAS OFTEN DEPICTED AS A YOUNG WOMAN FEEDING A LARGE SNAKE THAT WAS