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Underground Collection

Background imageUnderground Collection: Piccadilly Underground Railway Station, London, England. Date: 1913

Piccadilly Underground Railway Station, London, England. Date: 1913

Background imageUnderground Collection: Woman outside Golders Green underground station, London

Woman outside Golders Green underground station, London. The bus, destination Hendon, carries an advertisement: You Can t Beat Harrods. 1921

Background imageUnderground Collection: If London flooded tomorrow, what would you do?

If London flooded tomorrow, what would you do?
Text with map of London, showing Flood Risk Area, and underground and railway lines. If London flooded tomorrow, what would you do

Background imageUnderground Collection: Piccadilly Circus by night, London. Date: 1960s

Piccadilly Circus by night, London. Date: 1960s

Background imageUnderground Collection: METROLAND MAP

METROLAND MAP
A map of Metro-Land, the residential area in Londons northwest hinterland, served by Londons Underground though in these parts most of it runs over ground. Date: 1926

Background imageUnderground Collection: A Miner Success by Bruce Bairnsfather, WW1 cartoon

A Miner Success by Bruce Bairnsfather, WW1 cartoon
" They must ave ad some good news or somethin, Alf; you can ear em cheerin quite plain." Two British Tommies, Bill and Alf

Background imageUnderground Collection: The Thames Tunnel between Wapping and Rotherhithe

The Thames Tunnel between Wapping and Rotherhithe, designed and constructed by Marc Isambard Brunel. circa 1840s

Background imageUnderground Collection: Kensington Underground Station, West London

Kensington Underground Station, West London
View inside Kensington (now High Street Kensington) Station on the London Underground. Date: 1868

Background imageUnderground Collection: A tube a train at a london underground platform at Euston

A tube a train at a london underground platform at Euston. Northern line. The train is for Tooting via Bank. Date: c. 1930s

Background imageUnderground Collection: Notting Hill and Ladbroke Grove Station

Notting Hill and Ladbroke Grove Station Date: 1906

Background imageUnderground Collection: Platform of Notting Hill Gate Underground Station

Platform of Notting Hill Gate Underground Station
Central Line series. A variety of passengers awaiting their train on the platform at Bank - Two jolly gents (with round faces and round bellies)

Background imageUnderground Collection: Franco-British Exhibition - London Underground plan

Franco-British Exhibition - London Underground plan
Advertising postcard for the Liverpool Street Hotel, bearing a map of the London Underground at the time of the Franco-British Exhibition of 1908. Date: 1908

Background imageUnderground Collection: Strap-hangers - London Underground District line

Strap-hangers - London Underground District line
Strap-hangers : So popular is Londons underground that often there are not enough seats : for the convenience of those standing, straps are thoughtfully provided. Date: 1911

Background imageUnderground Collection: Platform of Post Office (St. Paul s) Underground Station

Platform of Post Office (St. Paul s) Underground Station
Central Line Series. A smart lady, exhausted messenger boy and down-on-his-luck punter seated on a bench on the platform of St

Background imageUnderground Collection: Map of London Underground railway, Hampstead Tube

Map of London Underground railway, Hampstead Tube
Map of London Underground railway extension, highlighting the recently opened Hampstead Tube (Charing Cross, Euston & Hampstead Railway), branching out to Golders Green and Highgate. Date: 1907

Background imageUnderground Collection: Lots Road Power Station, Chelsea, London

Lots Road Power Station, Chelsea, London
The Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway (GNP&BR) Power House (Lots Road Power Station), Chelsea, London. Built to power the newly created Piccadilly underground line

Background imageUnderground Collection: A London Underground platform at Bank station

A London Underground platform at Bank station
An empty London Underground platform at Bank station, on the Northern Line. early 1930s

Background imageUnderground Collection: Great Northern and City (Electric) Railway - Finsbury Park

Great Northern and City (Electric) Railway - Finsbury Park
Great Northern and City (Electric) Railway (London Underground) - Finsbury Park - Platform Number 1. This line opened on 14th February 1904

Background imageUnderground Collection: Scene on a London Underground Station

Scene on a London Underground Station. Date: 1966

Background imageUnderground Collection: Hezekiahs Tunnel, Jerusalem

Hezekiahs Tunnel, Jerusalem
Hezekiahs Tunnel (Siloam Tunnel), Jerusalem, a subterranean channel cut through the rock, 533 metres long. It was designed as an aqueduct linking the Gihon Spring to the Pool of Siloam. Date: 1920s

Background imageUnderground Collection: Firefighters at work in London Underground

Firefighters at work in London Underground
Firefighters at work in the carriage of a London Underground train following an incident on 28 February 1975. The train had failed to stop at Moorgate station

Background imageUnderground Collection: Mine and Countermine by Heath Robinson

Mine and Countermine by Heath Robinson
A tunnelling stand off between a British and German soldier with the German soldier eventually burrowing so deeply he falls out of the other side of the world. Date: 1915

Background imageUnderground Collection: Tube stations transformed by G. H. Davis

Tube stations transformed by G. H. Davis
A Piccadilly Circus underground: tube stations transformed. The maze of London tubes: wonderful new junctions completed or in progress of construction. Date: 1927

Background imageUnderground Collection: Standing on Platform of Chancery Lane Underground Station

Standing on Platform of Chancery Lane Underground Station
Central Line Series. A Solicitor, a grieving widow, a barrister and an officer clerk standing on the platform at Chancery Lane Underground Station, London. Date: 1904

Background imageUnderground Collection: Completion of the new Earls Court station, London

Completion of the new Earls Court station, London
Completion of the new Earls Court underground station, London. Top: an illuminated train indicator which shows trains in motion. Middle: the new flyover junction

Background imageUnderground Collection: Salt mine, near Cracow 1870

Salt mine, near Cracow 1870
Salt mine of Wielitska, near Cracow, Poland, workmen deep down in the mines, chipping away at the salt. Date: 1870

Background imageUnderground Collection: Police Gun School, North London

Police Gun School, North London
Inspector Robert Gould gives instruction to a group of trainees at the police underground shooting range in North London. Date: 1960s

Background imageUnderground Collection: Cartoon by Charles Addams

Cartoon by Charles Addams
A group of passengers on the New York subway look in alarm at the growing garment appearing from the knitting needles of one old lady - a sweater with two neck holes. Date: 1955

Background imageUnderground Collection: A London general omnibus company poster for Hatfield, designed by F Gregory Brown

A London general omnibus company poster for Hatfield, designed by F Gregory Brown. The image depicts a wayside pub on Route 155 with trees in the foreground

Background imageUnderground Collection: WW2 recruitment poster, Thousands of women needed now in the ATS, WaF

WW2 recruitment poster, Thousands of women needed now in the ATS, WaF, vital to the offensive. Full information at the nearest recruiting centre or your employment exchange. Date: circa 1940

Background imageUnderground Collection: Scene at Wood Green Underground station, London

Scene at Wood Green Underground station, London
Wood Green underground station, with traffic policeman and London Transport bus. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageUnderground Collection: Waterloo Underground Station - cross-section 1926

Waterloo Underground Station - cross-section 1926
Cross section of Waterloo Overground and Underground Stations - showing the big triple escalator descending to the lower platforms. 1926

Background imageUnderground Collection: Map of London Underground railway, for Harrods

Map of London Underground railway, for Harrods
Map of the London Underground railway, How to Reach Harrods by Tube. Date: circa 1909

Background imageUnderground Collection: Cartoon, Notice to Quit, electricity on London Underground

Cartoon, Notice to Quit, electricity on London Underground
Cartoon, Notice to Quit, a comment on the introduction of electric trains on the London Underground, showing The Fairy Electra banishing the Steam Locomotive Underground Demon

Background imageUnderground Collection: First underground train, Edgware Road to Kings Cross, London

First underground train, Edgware Road to Kings Cross, London
First underground train, running from Edgware Road to Kings Cross, London. Building works on the Metropolitan Line began in 1853, and the first journey took place ten years later. Date: 1863

Background imageUnderground Collection: Building the Paris Metro, France

Building the Paris Metro, France - Boulevard Saint-Andre. This tube at Saint-Michel was built above ground first and then literally sunk below street level after the tunnels were dug out. Date: 1907

Background imageUnderground Collection: Cut and cover, building the London Underground

Cut and cover, building the London Underground, Victorian period

Background imageUnderground Collection: Building the London Underground, Victorian period

Building the London Underground, Victorian period

Background imageUnderground Collection: An above ground London underground station, early 1900s

An above ground London underground station, early 1900s

Background imageUnderground Collection: Catacombs - Victorian period

Catacombs - Victorian period

Background imageUnderground Collection: A London tram passing over cut and cover works

A London tram passing over cut and cover works during the construction of the London Underground, early 1900s Date: circa 1900s

Background imageUnderground Collection: WW2 - Gracie The Transport Worker

WW2 - Gracie The Transport Worker
A WW2 children's illustrated Gracie doll card, equipped with a wartime Underground transport worker's uniform. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageUnderground Collection: New Promenade, entrance to car park, Hastings, East Sussex

New Promenade, entrance to car park, Hastings, East Sussex
New Promenade and entrance to car park, Hastings, East Sussex - Painted by landscape artist Alfred Robert Quinton for the Sevenoaks based publishing and printing company J

Background imageUnderground Collection: Champagne cellars, Maison Ruinart, Reims, Marne, France

Champagne cellars, Maison Ruinart, Reims, Marne, France
Steps down to the underground chalk cellars, or crayeres, where champagne is aged, at Maison Ruinart, the oldest champagne house in the world, founded in Epernay in 1729 by Nicolas Ruinart, in Reims

Background imageUnderground Collection: Illustration, The train is just coming in now

Illustration, The train is just coming in now, said the little porter. Date: 1938

Background imageUnderground Collection: Turner's Asbestos Cement Advertisement

Turner's Asbestos Cement Advertisement
A humorous advertisement illustration for Turner's Asbestos Cement Co. showing a quarry scene both above and below ground

Background imageUnderground Collection: Orange Party meeting in vaults, Ladye Place, Berkshire

Orange Party meeting in vaults, Ladye Place, Berkshire
Orange Party (Orange Order) meeting in the Vaults under the Hall, Ladye Place, Hurley, Berkshire Date: 1688



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