TITLE

HOW A MAP BECAME AN ICON OF LONDON

AUTHOR(S)
Green, Oliver
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Interpretation Journal;Autumn2011, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the history of London Tube map, the most influential and famous map in the world devised by Harry Beck. It states the role played by London Underground Ltd. in the development of the map after its potential bankruptcy in early 1900s. Moreover, it notes the adoption of Beck's design by London Transport and graphic designers in 1930s.
ACCESSION #
70192001

 

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