Posters

Poster; Be map-conscious, by Lewitt-Him, 1945
Simple name : Poster
Date : 1945
Collection : Posters
Object location : Acton Depot
Reference number : 1983/4/5862
Size : H 650mm, W 530mm
Print code : 645.943.2500
Publisher : London Transport : 1945
Printer : W R Royle & Son Ltd
Content text : Five lines make up the London Underground System. Each is shown on all maps in a distinctive colour and interchange stations are marked thus...
Title : Be map-conscious
Printed by : W R Royle & Son Ltd
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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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