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Poster - The Tate Gallery by Tube
  • The Tate Gallery by Tube
    Booth, David, born 1908 - died 1962
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The Tate Gallery by Tube

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1987 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Booth, David, born 1908 - died 1962 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 63, box A

Physical description

A poster depicting the tube map represented through different coloured paints from a tube. The Victoria Line is in the process of being drawn by a tube of paint upon which the London Underground sign is depicted containing the word 'PIMLICO'.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1987 (made)


Booth, David, born 1908 - died 1962 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph


Height: 76.1 cm, Width: 60.5 cm

Descriptive line

Poster designed by David Booth for the Fine White Line design company, 'The Tate Gallery by Tube', issued by London Underground, colour offset lithograph, London, 1987

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1994




Colour offset lithography

Subjects depicted

Subject; Tube; Tube; Paint; Map


Posters; Prints; Transport


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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