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    Medication for infants...had two main ingredients - Opium and Alcohol!

    The Safest and Most Pleasant Preparation of Opium; Chemists Cocalac, Nourishing. Vitalizing.

    Medical Trade Card Collection (ca. 1920-1940s) The front of a Dr. Miles' Laxative Tablets movable, die-cut advertising novelty card, lowered and raised (Elkhart, Indiana, ca. 1910)

    The magic of electricity!

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    dr drake's universal pill

    In 1930, Carl Tanzler met Maria Elena Milagro de Hoyos and fell in Love with her. Hoyos was married (separated) & so refused him. She contracted consumption & died in 1931.After her burial, he stole her body & began to recreate her. He wired her bones, her skin began to rot, he subsituted silk & plaster of Paris, her hair fell out, he wove a wig with it, he stuffed her with rags to preserve her shape. He used perfume, disinfectants, to mask her state. He shared a bed with his recreation for 9yrs

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    Colgate Baby Talc ad 1910

    Laudanum is an alcoholic tincture of opium, sometimes sweetened with sugar and also called wine of opium. The 19th century was marked by the widespread use of laudanum as it was cheaper than a bottle of wine as it was not taxed as an alcoholic beverage. The addictive properties were not known.

    Weed, Booze, Cocaine and Other Old School "Medicine" Ads

    Vintage ad for eye salve.

    Vintage ad. Cure for drinking! free to use!

    Vintage cigarette ad.

    Vintage Ovaltine ad

    Warner's Safe Cure

    So slip her a Roofie....

    Because the funeral arrangements are so expensive, a body is sometimes placed in a temporary coffin. During this time, the family accumulates the necessary funds to pay for a proper funeral. Once the funds are raised, so is the dead. The Toraja genuinely believe that the dead are able to walk themselves to their new burial site. What we are seeing depicted in the picture is that the somewhat mummified corpse is removed from its temporary coffin and transported upright to the permanent site.

    Steady Nerves Liquid & Effervescent Tablets

    "One Night Cough Syrup". I'll say! You'd stop coughing all right, but you might stop breathing too. Check out these ingredients: Alcohol, Marijuana, Chloroform & Morphine! Yeeow!