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Design Classics : The London Underground Map

Author: Infobase,; BBC (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : BBC, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [1987] 2019. ©1987
Series: Design classics.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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The much-acclaimed and graphically revolutionary London Underground map, the brainchild of London Transport engineering draughtsman Henry Beck, is the subject of this episode.
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; BBC (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1104689480
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by BBC, 1987.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on April 23, 2019.
Target Audience: 9 - 12
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (24 min., 59 sec)) : sound, color.
Contents: London Transport Underground Map (2:07); Harry Beck Designs (6:38); London Underground Aesthetics (3:44); Railway Expansion (6:07); Beck's Legacy (5:13); Credits: Design Classics: The London Underground Map (0:35);
Series Title: Design classics.
Responsibility: BBC.

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The much-acclaimed and graphically revolutionary London Underground map, the brainchild of London Transport engineering draughtsman Henry Beck, is the subject of this episode.

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