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Meet Harry Beck, the genius behind London's iconic subway map

Eureka! Henry Becks original drawing for the diagrammatic tube map (1931), which sets out routes and stations according to clarity rather than geographical accuracy

Tunnel vision: a history of the London tube map

Eureka! Henry Becks original drawing for the diagrammatic tube map (1931), which sets out routes and stations according to clarity rather than geographical accuracy

This work, by London-based designer and illustrator Tim Fishlock, takes the form of a poster where each letter of the alphabet has been fashioned out of sections and lines from the London Underground map, originally created by Harry Beck

From A to Z: a tour of the alphabet

This work, by London-based designer and illustrator Tim Fishlock, takes the form of a poster where each letter of the alphabet has been fashioned out of sections and lines from the London Underground map, originally created by Harry Beck

1933  MAP OF LONDON'S UNDERGROUND RAILWAYS   A new design for an old map.   Designed by Harry Beck

1933 MAP OF LONDON'S UNDERGROUND RAILWAYS A new design for an old map. Designed by Harry Beck

London Underground Map, Harry Beck, 1933 Art Print by Transport for London at Art.com

London Underground Map, Harry Beck, 1933

London Underground Map, Harry Beck, 1933 Art Print by Transport for London at Art.com

Harry Beck, Paris Metro Map

Meet Harry Beck, the genius behind London's iconic subway map

We designers salute you Harry Beck, designer of the iconic Tube map. The blue plaque at 14 Wesley Road in east London.

We designers salute you Harry Beck, designer of the iconic Tube map. The blue plaque at 14 Wesley Road in east London.

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Harry Beck, the genius behind the iconic London subway map © Ken Garland, courtesy of London Transport Museum

Meet Harry Beck, the genius behind London's iconic subway map

Harry Beck, the genius behind the iconic London subway map © Ken Garland, courtesy of London Transport Museum

Jacqui P Crafts - London Tube Underground Cross Stitch Kit, £60.00 (http://www.jacquip.co.uk/london-tube-underground-cross-stitch-kit/)

Jacqui P Crafts - London Tube Underground Cross Stitch Kit, £60.00 (http://www.jacquip.co.uk/london-tube-underground-cross-stitch-kit/)

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