The map that saved the London Underground
Europe was about to tear itself apart, but Londoners in 1914 were more preoccupied with the overcrowding on the Tube and a profanity uttered in a new West End play.
Maritime Monday for October 29th, 2012: What Shall We Do With A Drunken Sailor?
–image source Gordon Grant (American, 1875-1962), “The Drunken Sailor”, c.1940 Although typically conceived as a song originating in British vessels, the evidence describing it i…
Tube map creator gets blue plaque
Tube map designer Harry Beck is to have his iconic creation officially commemorated later, on the 80th anniversary of its first public appearance.