News archive for Month: April 2015

100 years of the Coca-Cola bottle

Although Coca-Cola had its origins in an Atlanta pharmacy in 1886, it was not until 1915 that the classic glass bottle was introduced. By that time, the success of the soft drink had generated many imitators.

Minton Archive saved

One of the great archives of industrial Britain has been saved with help from the Arts Fund. The ceramics company, Minton's Ltd was founded in 1793 by Thomas Minton and operated into the 1990s.