Mid-Century Advertising Posters Found in London Underground

Craft & Design

I’m fascinated by this story of a sort of “design archaeology” going on in the London Underground.

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.

Grain Edit shares more information and pictures. What a fantastic find!

2 thoughts on “Mid-Century Advertising Posters Found in London Underground

  1. Ray says:

    Wow. Add some water and these scenes are something right out of Bioshock. Are you sure these weren’t found in Rapture?

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