London Underground Map

United Kingdom, 1987

Film
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Episode of Series “Design Classic Series”.
Designed by Harry Beck in 1933, this diagrammatic map hangs on the walls of London’s 273 Underground train stations and in the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art in New York. A masterpiece of graphic design, it has become a symbol of London all over the world.

Credits

production company

BBC-TV

Duration

00:25:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1987

Appears in

Design Classic Series

Group of items

Design Classic Series

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

35980

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Design, Industrial

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Railroads

Crafts & Visual Arts → Graphic arts

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Design, Industrial

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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