Summer Sales Quickly Reached by Underground; by Mary Koop, 1925 ... but in other ways they were endearingly realistic, and are just as relevant today as they would have been when originally published. This 1925 poster shows a throng of summer sales shoppers more plausibly preparing to protect themselves from a sudden shower than an arid heat wave. Picture: London Transport Museum
Remember the Roaring Twenties, when the future looked like Metropolis and cities were going to become battalions of marching skyscrapers? In these colorful ads for the London Underground, trains never felt so much like the transport of tomorrow.