VINTAGE QUACK MEDICINE MRS WINSLOW'S BABY KILLER BOTTLE

VINTAGE MRS WINSLOW'S SOOTHING SYRUP
BABY KILLER BOTTLE

You are bidding on a vintage embossed Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup bottle, Bangor, Maine. It stands 5 inches tall by 1-1/4 inches diameter. This particular bottle has an incredible line of cooled molten glass extending across the inside of the bottle like the lines in a spider's web. It gives this bottle absolute character.

Mrs. Winslow's / Soothing Syrup / Curtis & Perkins / Proprietors, bbp., aqua. round, 5 inches tall; also smooth base with The Angelo American Drug Co. / Successor To / Curtis & Perkins Proprietors, for about 30 years was a physician and nurse, principally among children. She compounded a soothing syrup consisting of sulfate or morphia, sodium carbonate, spirits foeniculi, and aqua ammonia, likely to sooth any human or animal, regardless of age. In 1848, Curtis and Benjamin A. Perkins became partners in Bangor, Maine, and started bottling Winslow's Soothing Syrup in 1849. In 1911, the American Medical Association put out a publication called Nostrums And Quackery. One section called
"Baby Killers" and incriminated Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup, Monell's Teething Syrup, and others.

"For children teething. Greatly facilitates the process of Teething, by softening the gums, reducing all inflammation; will allay ALL PAIN and
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