Papin's steam digester, French, c 1679.
4 0 c m
 
33cm
actual image size: 25cm x 32cm

Papin's steam digester, French, c 1679.

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In 1679, French physicist Denis Papin (1647-1712?) invented the steam digester, forerunner of the domestic presure cooker, which was used for softening bones.
 

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