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The last pre-Beck pocket map of the London Underground

STINGEMORE, Frederick H.

Underground Railways of London.
London: Publicity Manager's Office, London Underground, 1932. Colour-printed map on card, 145 x 165mm, orange covers.

Folded, as issued, a little wear. Ink mss. on cover.

An example of the last London tube map designed by Stingemore, published the year before the introduction of the famous Beck diagram.
On the Piccadilly Line 'Down Street' has been closed but 'Brompton Road' is still shown and Green Park is still 'Dover Street'. 'British Museum', on the Central Line, is shown for the last time. 'Gillespie Road' was renamed 'Arsenal' on Beck's new map.
Printed by the David Allen Printing Co., the cover has lists of Places of Interest and Theatres, with the nearest underground stations.


Stock ID : 22027

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Stock Id :22027

Download Image

The last pre-Beck pocket map of the London Underground

STINGEMORE, Frederick H.

Underground Railways of London.
London: Publicity Manager's Office, London Underground, 1932. Colour-printed map on card, 145 x 165mm, orange covers.

Folded, as issued, a little wear. Ink mss. on cover.

An example of the last London tube map designed by Stingemore, published the year before the introduction of the famous Beck diagram.
On the Piccadilly Line 'Down Street' has been closed but 'Brompton Road' is still shown and Green Park is still 'Dover Street'. 'British Museum', on the Central Line, is shown for the last time. 'Gillespie Road' was renamed 'Arsenal' on Beck's new map.
Printed by the David Allen Printing Co., the cover has lists of Places of Interest and Theatres, with the nearest underground stations.


Stock ID : 22027

£300

£300

Return To Listing