Underground Map of London. Tube network map 1915 old antique plan chart

Underground Map of London. Tube network map 1915 old antique plan chart

Product SKU: P-6-103816

Price £599.00

'Underground Map of London' by London Underground Railways (1915). Antique London Underground system map, 34.0 x 42.5cm, 13.25 x 16.75 inches; Please note that this is a folding map.

Paper geographic style Underground map. Shows all the Underground lines belonging to the Underground Group with the addition of the Metropolitan Railway. Most of the lines are shown in their entirety. Stations beyond the boundaries of the map are indicated in boxes at the end of the lines. All lines are drawn in green and are not indentified individually, except the Metropolitan Railway which is pink and the East London Railway which is coloured grey. Interchanges are marked with a circle and station names are all printed in black. Geographical features such as parks, roads and places of interest are marked with light black lines and water features are printed in green. The Paddington to Queen's Park extension of the Bakerloo line is now an open line joining the Bakerloo line to the existing L&NWR line. There is also an overprint which lists L&NWR suburban stations. The Hampstead line extension between Golders Green and Edgware (opened 1923-24), and the Central London Railway extensions to Ealing Broadway (opened 1920) and Gunnersbury (never constructed) are also marked as being under construction. The map title is printed in the top right hand corner with a reference key, there are also five smaller maps showing street plans for Westminster, Kensington, the West End Shopping Area, the West Central Area and the City. On the reverse there is a directory of useful information, a theatre plan, a map of main line connections and a map showing the route of the Queen's Park Extension. The front cover has a solid red roundel with UndergrounD logo bar.

TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'Underground Map of London'

Paper geographic style Underground map. Shows all the Underground lines belonging to the Underground Group with the addition of the Metropolitan Railway. Most of the lines are shown in their entirety. Stations beyond the boundaries of the map are indicated in boxes at the end of the lines. All lines are drawn in green and are not indentified individually, except the Metropolitan Railway which is pink and the East London Railway which is coloured grey. Interchanges are marked with a circle and station names are all printed in black. Geographical features such as parks, roads and places of interest are marked with light black lines and water features are printed in green. The Paddington to Queen's Park extension of the Bakerloo line is now an open line joining the Bakerloo line to the existing L&NWR line. There is also an overprint which lists L&NWR suburban stations. The Hampstead line extension between Golders Green and Edgware (opened 1923-24), and the Central London Railway extensions to Ealing Broadway (opened 1920) and Gunnersbury (never constructed) are also marked as being under construction. The map title is printed in the top right hand corner with a reference key, there are also five smaller maps showing street plans for Westminster, Kensington, the West End Shopping Area, the West Central Area and the City. On the reverse there is a directory of useful information, a theatre plan, a map of main line connections and a map showing the route of the Queen's Park Extension. The front cover has a solid red roundel with UndergrounD logo bar.

DATE PRINTED: 1915    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 34.0 x 42.5cm, 13.25 x 16.75 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.

TYPE: Antique London Underground system map

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Wear at junctions of folds. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Please contact us if you would like to arrange to view this map. 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 printed on the reverse side of the picture

FOLDING: This is a folding map.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: London Underground Railways

PROVENANCE: Johnson, Riddle & Co. Ltd. London S.E.

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