Punch,  40 (1861), 8.

Poisoned Toys



News-Commentary, Drollery


Medical Practitioners, Narcotics, Nutrition, Adulteration

    Noting the opportunities for doctors created by the 'surfeiting and stuffing' at Christmas, discusses the professional work afforded by a certain green paint used on toys which, according to an item in the Chemical News, contains the deadly substance, arsenite of copper.

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