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This is a photo of an "automatic restaurant" in Stockholm in 1905. If anyone knows anything about this kind of restaurant I'd like to learn more. It seems they were quite popular one hundred years ago.
Tags: Edwardian, restaurants
Also known as automats, they were still operating in NYC in the seventies (the 1970s). They were sort of like big walk-in vending machines, where you could insert coins to buy food:
Much fancier than the modern vending machines, I have to say.
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