Mrs Winslow’s Soothing Syrup

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Mrs Winslow’s Soothing Syrup

Aqua phial, embossed ‘Mrs Winslow’s Soothing Syrup/ Curtis and Perkins/ Proprietors’. Several were found in this deposit. Branded ‘The Mother’s Friend’, nicknamed ‘babykiller’, this contained morphine and was used to drug infants who refused to sleep.

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January 4, 2015

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