Gorgas Hospital, CZ. An infamous bottle that contained a morphine based syrup that was alleged to have sent babies off to sleep never to wake up. The bottle has embossed wording : Mrs. Winslow’s Soothing Syrup Curtis & Perkins Proprietors, with The Anglo American Drug Co. It is often referred to as a "baby killer" because of the belief that babies died after becoming addicted to teething syrups such as this.A fascinating bottle with a controversial history . Morphine Based, Baby Die, Anglo American, Controversial History, Baby Killers, American Drugs, Fascinators Bottle, Based Syrup, Infamous Bottle
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WHITE Milk Glass OWL DRUG Co Antique Bottle w/ pic Owl on druggist mortar. Old hand-blown Cosmetic type bottle.
An 8 1/2" tall clear-glass square-shaped ANTIQUE bottle from the old OWL DRUG CO, which started in 1800's San Francisco. On the front of the bottle there is an inset panel that has a wonderful embossed picture of a large Owl perched on a druggists mortar, clutching a pestle. The mortar is embossed "TODCO / TRADE MARK". TODCo = The Owl Drug Co.
Claims to cure cancer and scrofula (tuberculosis of the lymph nodes). That's a pretty bold claim considering neither have a cure in 2012.
Scarce Round OWL DRUG Co Antique Bottle w/ pic OWL on druggist mortar. Bay Rum Cologne type bottle- Old cork top.. $50.00, via Etsy.
Two children in the Municipal Hospital, one unvaccinated and the other vaccinated on the day of admission - the crust is still seen on the leg. This child remained in the hospital with its mother(who was suffering from smallpox) for three weeks, and was discharged perfectly well. The unvaccinated child admitted with smallpox died.(Welch and Schamber [Schamberg?].) Copyright E.J.S>