London Underground

In 2013 the Tube celebrated its 150th anniversary, serving 270 stations across Greater London and parts of Buckinghamshire, Hertforshire and Essex. Graphic posters have been advertising the London Underground since 1908.
13 Pins99 Followers
Please Shop Between 10 And 4 (1959)

The history of the tube poster - in pictures

Underground; The Way For All (1911)

The history of the tube poster - in pictures

Tube Poster Art - London Underground The Way For All by Alfred France, 1911 advertising poster, London, underground, vintage

Please Stand On The Right Of The Escalator (1944)

The history of the tube poster - in pictures

Please stand on the right of the escalator, by Fougasse, 1944 London Transport Museum. For those of you not from British, the "L" does not stand for "left" but rather "learner".

Speed Underground (1930)

The history of the tube poster - in pictures

Speed Underground Poster by Alan Rogers. “ London Transport used posters to advertise the tube in the interwar period using a wide range of artists to capture the excitement of tube travel. This one by Alan Rogers evokes the speed and accuracy.

By Underground To Fresh Air (1915)

The history of the tube poster - in pictures

Keeps London Going (1938)

The history of the tube poster - in pictures

Or Take The Tube (1987)

The history of the tube poster - in pictures

Tate Modern (2003)

The history of the tube poster - in pictures

Credit: London Transport Museum Tate Modern by Tube, bus and river, by Paul Catherall, 2003

Keep Your Personal Stereo Personal! (1987)

The history of the tube poster - in pictures

Credit: London Transport Museum Keep your personal stereo personal!, by Tim Demuth, 1987

Extension Of The Piccadilly Line To Heathrow (1971)

The history of the tube poster - in pictures

Tom Eckersley 1971 - Extension of the Piccadilly Line to Heathrow Airport, poster published by London Transport Executive,

London After Dark (1968)

The history of the tube poster - in pictures

The Tate Gallery By Tube (1986)

The Tate Gallery By Tube; by David Booth of the agency Fine White Line, More recent posters are still remembered fondly by London commuters. ‘The Tate Gallery By Tube’ poster was commissioned for Art on the Underground, a poster-commissioning initia

Pinterest
Search