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Free Printable Coloring Pages - Scans of Antique Victorian and Edwardian Fashion Plates

Don't drink alcohol, drink 'cocaine port' instead! Best cure for alcoholism. I'm just so sure of it. (;

Paregoric (opium) Alcohol: 40 per cent Opium: 1 13 - 16 grams per oz. Dose: 3 days old: 3 drops - One week old: 5 drops - 1 month old: 8 drops - 1 year old: 15 drops - 5 years old: 25 drops - Adults: one dessert spoon full. Original pinner remembers getting this for GI upset as a child.

OMG! Enlarge this old BQR cold medicine bottle & read the ingredients. The first two are alcohol and CHLOROFORM! and like the 4th ingredient is Syrup of Ipecac. wow.

Kodol; alcohol 12% (drug active ingredients); 1906-1908

Seventy years ago, the siren song of alcohol was the same as it is today: get drunk, forget how much your life sucks. I'm sure that Gordon's packed a hell of a hangover, too.

Pine Balsam with Menthol and Eucalpytus

1910 Foley's Pain Relief Medicine was advertised as a miracle cure. Like many quack medicines of its time, its main ingredient was alcohol - and it also contained chloroform.