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One of the brand new air conditioned Metropolitan Line trains has been decorated with a special design to celebrate the Tube's 150th birthday.

from the Guardian

150 years of the London underground – in pictures

A trial trip on the Metropolitan line, passing Portland Road station. The line opened to the public in 1863. From The Illustrated London News, 13 September 1862. - Photograph: UniversalImagesGroup/Getty Images

BAKER STREET TUBE STATION | MARYLEBONE | WESTMINSTER | LONDON | ENGLAND: *London Underground: Circle Line; Bakerloo Line; Hammersmith & City Line; Metropolitan Line; Jubilee Line* Photo: 1979: Jubilee Line Platform


House of Worth evening dress (ca. 1898-1900) has a skirt and bodice of white silk satin and silk voided velvet, its lines reminiscent of swirling French wrought iron and the paintings of Erté.