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"Be Map-Conscious", 1945, by Le Witt & Him. The London transport network not only inspired Harry Beck's famous tube map, it has birthed a dazzling array of posters, designs and cartographic artwork for more than 100 years. Now a new exhibition, "Mind the Map: Inspiring Art, Design and Cartography", at the London Transport Museum until 28 October, brings together the museum's most remarkable artworks.

Mind the Map: a journey through London cartography – in pictures

From the "Mind the Map: inspiring art, design and cartography" exhibition at the London Transport Museum

"Why is a railway time-table like life?" by Clifford Ellis and Rosemary Ellis, 1935 for London Transport

Why Is a Railway Time-Table Like Life? London Underground Poster by Clifford Ellis & Rosemary Ellis, Christmas 1935

"Pocket Bus Map", 1914, issued by the London General Omnibus Company Ltd. The London transport network not only inspired Harry Beck's famous tube map, it has birthed a dazzling array of posters, designs and cartographic artwork for more than 100 years. Now a new exhibition, "Mind the Map: Inspiring Art, Design and Cartography", at the London Transport Museum until 28 October, brings together the museum's most remarkable artworks.

Mind the Map: a journey through London cartography – in pictures

Winter Sales, E. McKnight Kauffer, 1921

Winter sales, by Edward McKnight Kauffer, 1921 - Poster Art London Underground's Greatest Designs. A major exhibition at London Transport Museum opening on 15 February 2013 in celebration of anniversary of the Underground.

H C Becks spoof map diagram

underground 'straight eight' all electric skit-set circuit diagram / hc beck / 1933 / mind the map exhibition

Design for shopping - O'Keeffe (1935)

“ Design for Shopping poster for London Transport, 1935 Design by O’Keeffe ” You just can’t beat London Underground posters - a superb mix of art, design and branding.

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