"A portrait is a picture in which there is just a tiny little something not quite right about the mouth." -- John Singer Sargent

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Teresa M. Schippell

This portrait bust of Teresa M. Schippell can  be found in the mausoleum at Fort Lincoln Cemetery.

Dr. T. M. Schippell is identified as the Founder of the Naturopathic Foundation.

Dr. T. M. Shippell
Founder of the

A 2003 introduction to a slide-show of an article that appeared in the Herald of Health in 1953 says this of Teresa Shipple N.D. "Dr. Shippell was a lifelong District of Columbia resident and practitioner of Naturopathy. She was a  guardian of the Naturopathic 'principle' within the profession. She was instrumental in protecting naturopathy from many divisive forces that would have rent it irretrievably. It is a story that virtually none know, but will eventually be told."

... I have entered through the door of Nature her light and not the lamp of an apothecary shop has illumined my  way

Edward J.
1868 - 1948

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