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An old heroin bottle.. Heroin was a common pain relief medicine, along with its cousin, morphine.
Sir James Reid's medicine chest, England, 1881-1923. Sir James Reid (1849-1923) was personal physician to Queen Victoria from 1881 until her death in 1901. The leather chest contains a range of medication, including opium-based painkillers, laxatives and Dover’s powder, which was a remedy for cold