An Improved Method of Making Coffee

ID: SIA2015-004059 and SIA2015-004060 Smithsonian Institution Archives

Creator: Smithson, James 1765-1829

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Date: 1823

Citation: See citation above for reproduction in Volume XXI of Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections

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Summary

"An Improved Method of Making Coffee," published by James Smithson in Thomson's Annals of Philosophy, Vol. XXII; New Series Vol. VI, 1823, page 30. In this article, Smithson recommends heating coffee in an enclosed glass vessel sealed with a cork to retain the flavor and aroma of the coffee beans. The founding donor of the Smithsonian did serious research on the composition of minerals, as well as experiments with practical applications.

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Reproduced in Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. XXI, Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution, 181, pp. 87-88.

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See citation above for reproduction in Volume XXI of Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1823

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Topic

  • Equipment
  • Beverages
  • Coffee
  • Breweries
  • Cookery
  • Experiments
  • Brewing
  • Cookery--Equipment and supplies

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SIA2015-004059 and SIA2015-004060 Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Number of Images: 2; Color: Black and White; Size: 5.5w x 9h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Photographic print

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