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 .
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.
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.