Automat, New York, 1936

Meet Me At The Automat Opening

A selection of The Athenaeum's collection of Horn & Hardart drawings, photographs and postcards will be on display in the First Floor and Lower Level Galleries. The first Automat opened in Philadelphia on June 9, 1902 at 820 Chestnut Street.

This exhibit will be up through the month of June.

Also, purchase a ticket for our screening of The Automat film on June 22.

Commerce Graphics, Ltd., “Automat, New York, 1936,” Robert M. Skaler Postcard Collection, Athenaeum of Philadelphia