De Laval Cream Separators

De Laval Cream Separators - The Farmers' Museum
Title: 
De Laval Cream Separators
Date: 
Identifier: 
F0004.2010(096)
Description: 
Transparency, Lantern Slide. Handwritten label says, "Dairy Utensils: Illustrated Progress in Cream Separator Development." Title on slide says, "Illustrating Progress in Cream Separator Development." Under the illustration on the left, the caption says, "The First Practical Hand Power De Laval Cream Separator. This machine which was used in 1886 was of the hollow bowl type and had a capacity of approximately 15C pounds of milk per hour. Price of this machine was $125." Under the illustration on the right, the caption says, "The Latest Type De Laval Cream Separator. This machine, which has about the same general dimensions as the one illlustrated opposite, has an actual capacity of 675 pounds of milk per hour. Cost $90." Slide and images are Courtesy of the Educational Department at The De Laval Separator Company - as noted at the bottom of the slide. Image is an illustration of the two machines with respective captions. Slide is from the Cornell University, Dept. of Dairy Industry and was part of an educational slide show.
Physical dimensions: 
film size 3.25" x 4"