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Bottle/ medicine

Bottle/ medicine
Bottle/ medicine
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