Soothing Syrup

winslows-adAdvertisement for Mrs. Winslow’s Soothing Syrup, a morphine-based product for teething children, 1887.

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  1. Middlemay Farm

    I love this image. When my morphine addicted Civil War vet character’s daughter gets TB, he doesn’t want her to take anything for the cough because he’s afraid she’ll become addicted. Sad.

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