Bottle/ medicine

Title:
Bottle/ medicine
Date: 
1880-1906
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
5 x 1 1/4 in. diameter
Description: 
This cylindrical pale aqua glass bottle has a hand finished cork top and is embossed around the bottle "Mrs. Winslow's/ Soothing Syrup/ The Anglo- American Drug Co./ Successors To/ Curtis and Perkins/ Proprietors". This patent teething medicine contained opiates, laudanum or morphine, which was notable for poisoning and addicting infants before the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number: 
2002.1.2470
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group