A miscellany of the bits of London that got left behind and other graphic and architectural diversions
It is! As it was in 1923, when this Irene Fawkes poster first appeared.
vintageeveryday: “ 31 black and white photos show King’s Cross-an inner city area of London in the 1950s. ”
Ethel ‘Bip’ Pares was the designer of this very stylish 1928 booklet for the General Omnibus Company. Pares, though still largely unrecognised, was one of the UK’s great art deco illustrators,...
London Transport did its bit. Four posters from 1945 by James Fitton, using striking graphics to present what are, out of context, largely meaningless numbers.
ilovesoho: “#piccadillycircus 1950s #soho #london #ilovesoho #iheartsoho ”
blissedasanewt: “ Broad Street station, London - 16/10/83 (Stapleton Road - via Flickr: / britishrailways:) Broad Street station was next door to Liverpool Street and oosed atmosphere. it has now...
The bucolic charms of Eastcote, as depicted in 1920 by Emilio Camilio Leopoldo Tafani, for the London Underground Group. (Eastcote today: http://bit.ly/2caLZiM)
Ian Allen’s ABC bus spotters guides.