Syphon-action coffee infuser, c 1855.

Image number: 10186631

Syphon-action coffee infuser, c 1855.

This unusual automatic coffee making machine has a white fluted porcelain water boiler supported above a glass spirit lamp. It is European, probably French, in origin.

Image number:
10186631
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
20 October 2003 12:07
Image rights:
Science Museum