The River Thames Path, an illustrated map by William Thomas
The River Thames Path is an illustrated map by London-based artist William Thomas. The map follows the River Thames its source at Cricklade in the Cotswolds to its mouth at the North Sea, depicting many famous River Thames bridges and River Thames landmarks.
Art Deco architecture of London
London, England, may not be a city that people associate with Art Deco, but in total it has quite a few buildings in the category as the photos in this new book demonstate. The style was en vogue from the late 1920s to the mid 1930s, and its two essential components are streamlined shapes plus decorative features. In the mid 1930s, associated with the new "machine age", the decorative elements were de-emphasized or eliminated and a consequent "streamline moderne" style followed. Of interest…
Sweet Easter posters from London Transport! Poster by Major, 1931. Source Poster by an unknown artist. Source Poster by Charles Sharland, 1913. Source Poster by H C Aher, 1929. Source Poster by Frederick Charles Herrick, 1922. Source Poster by Scott Langley, 1929. Source Poster by Tom Gentleman, 1932. Source I have no idea what this has to do with Easter, except that it says 'Easter' in the corner... but it's great. By the Brothers Warbis, 1915. Source Poster by I Reiner, 1939. Source Poster…
1920s London Underground Posters Remind Us That Trains Are Wonderful
Remember the Roaring Twenties, when the future looked like Metropolis and cities were going to become battalions of marching skyscrapers? In these colorful 1920s ads for the London Underground, trains never felt so much like the transport of tomorrow.
'The Solid Comfort of the Underground': Hundreds of extraordinary Tube posters dating back a century to fetch £500,000 at auction
The posters, which include slogans such as 'Shop Between Ten & Four', 'Please Pass Along The Platform' and 'The Lure of the Underground' are expected to go for £800 to £15,000 each.