February 8, 2013

Vintage Posters of The London Underground

In January of this year marks the 150th anniversary of the London Underground. And here are some tube posters from down the years.

Underground: the way for all, by Alfred France, 1911

By underground to fresh air, by Maxwell Ashby Armfield, 1915

Uxbridge, by Charles Paine, 1921

The quickest way to the dogs!, by Alfred Leete, 1927

Speed underground, by Alan Rogers, 1930

Keeps London going, by Man Ray, 1938

Please stand on the right of the escalator, by Fougasse, 1944

Please shop between 10 and 4, by Victor Galbraith, 1959

London after dark, by Fred Millett, 1968

Extension of the Piccadilly line to Heathrow Airport, by Tom Eckersley, 1971

Keep your personal stereo personal!, by Tim Demuth, 1987

Or take the Tube, by Nick Hardcastle, 1987

Tate Modern by Tube, bus and river, by Paul Catherall, 2003

(Photographs: London Transport Museum, via Guardian)


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