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Map of the Electric Underground Railways of London

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1922 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gill, MacDonald FRIBA, born 1884 - died 1947 (maker)
    Dangerfield Printing Co. Ltd. (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.497-1996

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case FF, shelf 12, box A

Physical description

A folding colour London Underground map representing each of the lines with a different colour and including the names of each of the stations. The underground lines represented here are more flowing than those in Harry Beck's later design for the tube map. In the top right there is a key to indicate which lines the colours relate to. The cover side lists places of interest.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1922 (published)

Artist/maker

Gill, MacDonald FRIBA, born 1884 - died 1947 (maker)
Dangerfield Printing Co. Ltd. (printers)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Dimensions

Height: 27.9 cm, Width: 34.7 cm, Height: 14 cm folding to, Width: 8.2 cm folding to

Descriptive line

Map by Leslie MacDonald Gill, Map of the Electric Underground Railways of London, printed by The Dangerfield Printing Co. Ltd., Lithograph, London, 1922

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1996

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Tube; Map

Categories

Maps; Transport

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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