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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2007.184.1.170
People
Gordon W. Gahan, American (New York, New York 1945 - 1984 St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands)
Title
World's First Fully Automated Restaurant (First of eight): "Order Please!" This motoring family places its order at Jay's Brookdale Drive-In Restaurant by pressing the button on the Teletray microphone and reciting food items from the posted menu. In four minutes they'll have their meal.
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: World's First Fully Automated Restaurant
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
June 1966
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/321555
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
20 x 25.6 cm (7 7/8 x 10 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • (not assigned): Stamped on verso: Please credit United Press International Photo: This picture is for your publication only and must not be loaned, syndicated or used for advertising purposes without written permission from United Press International. By accepting this picture you agree to hold United Press International harmless from any loss or damage arising by reason of your use or publication of this picture.: United Press International, Inc. 220 East 42nd Street New York 17, N. Y.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Barbara Robinson
Accession Year
2007
Object Number
2007.184.1.170
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Subjects and Contexts

Gordon Ward Gahan Collection

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