Posters

Poster; It is warmer below, by Frederick Charles Herrick, 1927
Simple name : Poster
Date : 1927
Collection : Posters
Object location : Acton Depot
Reference number : 1983/4/2314
Size : H 1016mm, W 635mm
Print code : 192.1800.3.27
Publisher : Underground Electric Railway Company Ltd : 1927
Printer : The Baynard Press
Descriptive size : Double royal
Content text : COLD RAIN & FOG ON THE TOP ABOUND DESCEND TO BRIGHTNESS UNDERGROUND IT IS WARMER BELOW UNDERGROUND FOR CLIMATE
Title : It is warmer below
Colour : Brown,Red,Orange
Printed by : The Baynard Press
Record completeness :
Record 84% complete
By 1914 the Underground Group ran most of the Tube lines, three tram systems and the main London bus company, the LGOC. The posters publicise all these transport modes. Outside the Underground Group were the Metropolitan Railway and London County Council (LCC) Tramways, which ran separate poster campaigns. All these companies were merged into London Transport (LT) in 1933. The four main line railway companies also used posters to promote their London suburban services. Transport for London (TfL) replaced LT in 2000 with wider responsibility including taxis, streets, river services and some overground rail.
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Double royal : Double royal has been the standard poster size used by the Underground since 1908. This 40 x 25 inch format has been used almost exclusively by railway companies.
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