Coca-Cola vending machine.


Soft drinks were popular as soon as they hit the stores. John Pemberton, an American pharmacist, invented Coca-Cola in 1886 as a remedy for stomach troubles. The drink was originally made from coca leaf and kola nut syrup.

Coca-Cola vending machine, 1960s
United States
Metal, rubber, 146 x 42 x 54 cm
Musée de la civilisation, 89-685