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Ephemera

Ephemera includes leaflets, booklets, guides and fare charts


The ephemera collection is made up of principally paper items that were not designed to last. The collections include leaflets containing information about events or services, produced by Transport for London, London Transport and predecessor companies. Also guides, illustrations, menus, rule books and press cuttings. Maps, timetables and tickets are held in separate collections.

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New mini lightbox

Our fan-favourite London Underground roundel lightbox just got a new younger sibling. This cute smaller version is just 7 inches tall and comes with three interchangeable inserts. Exclusively available at our shop!

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Tour and a treat

Treat yourself to an day out with our newest Hidden London package - discover the abandoned Jubilee line platforms under Charing Cross station before a delicious afternoon tea at the Amba hotel.

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Object of the Month

Country walks were marketed as a healthy antidote to a week spent in an office or factory. This embroidery of a young couple enjoying a picnic was created for a poster to encourage people to get out and about. 

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