LONDON UNDERGROUND tube map plan No South Acton. Aylesbury Ongar HARRY BECK 1959

LONDON UNDERGROUND tube map plan No South Acton. Aylesbury Ongar HARRY BECK 1959

Product SKU: P-6-080635

Price £31.99

London Transport - Underground diagram of lines - 1959 [359 582Z/500,000] by Harry C. Beck (1959). Vintage London Underground diagram of lines pocket map issued by London Transport, 14.5 x 22.0cm, 5.5 x 8.75 inches; Please note that this is a folding map.

This map is the first edition not to show the District Line spur to South Acton, which closed in February 1959. The map shows the Metropolitan line extending as far as Aylesbury (the line beyond Amersham was transferred to British Rail in 19

TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: London Transport - Underground diagram of lines - 1959 [359 582Z/500,000]

This map is the first edition not to show the District Line spur to South Acton, which closed in February 1959. The map shows the Metropolitan line extending as far as Aylesbury (the line beyond Amersham was transferred to British Rail in 1961); the Northern Line City section from Old Street to Finsbury Park via Essex Road (closed 1975); the Central Line continuation between Epping and Ongar (closed in 1994); The Piccadilly Line spur to Aldwych (closed 1994); The line between Baker Street and Stanmore is shown as a branch of the Bakerloo line, as it was until it became part of the Jubilee line upon its opening in 1979.

DATE PRINTED: 1959    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 14.5 x 22.0cm, 5.5 x 8.75 inches (Medium); Please note that this is a folding map.

TYPE: Vintage London Underground diagram of lines pocket map issued by London Transport

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: Light spotting. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is related information and images printed on the reverse side of the picture

FOLDING: This is a folding map.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Harry C. Beck

PROVENANCE: London Transport, printed by Johnson, Riddle & Co, St Mary Cray, Kent

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