Thursday, June 10, 2010

YummyFreshGrainFeed: Posters Discovered in Notting Hill Gate Tube Station

Posters Discovered in Notting Hill Gate Tube Station: "

posters notting hill tube

Original Royal Blue Coach Services poster illustrated by Daphne Padden

Recent renovations at the Notting Hill gate tube station have uncovered these mid-century posters. The posters were located in a non-public area and date from c1956 - 1959 when the station’s lifts were removed and replaced by escalators. Mike Ashworth, who is the ‘Design and Heritage Manager’ for London Underground, has more images at his Flickr account.

posters notting hill tube

posters notting hill tube

Victor Galbraith  london transport poster

‘Elephant’ poster designed by Victor Galbraith for London transport (image via Quad Royal)

(photos via the London Underground)

Many Thanks to @ScouseOggy for sending this our way.


Also worth checking: Daphne Padden Posters, British Railways Memorabilia, Tom Eckersley

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