Peter Cooper Gelatine

Peter Cooper's Washing Machine
Washing Machine Pictures

(* photo credits)

Eugene Thordahl, former President of the Peter Cooper Corporation

self-rocking cradle pictures

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The raw material of glue and subsequently gelatine became the basis of a popular dessert in the 19th Century. Peter Cooper’s wife Sarah wrote the recipes that were featured on the packages.

* Collection of Eugene Thordahl
** New York Public Library
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Collection of Eugene Thordhal