Henry Charles Beck known as Harry Beck, was an English technical
draughtsman best known for creating the present London Underground Tube
map in 1931.
Mar 29, 2013 ... Ken Garland, courtesy of London Transport Museum You won't find Harry Beck's
face on any coins or postage stamps, but his fingerprints are ...
Originally considered too radical, Harry Beck's London Underground Tube ... To
find out more more about Harry Beck and his world famous map please visit the ...
Jul 20, 2015 ... The fact that there were so many Underground maps before Harry Beck's famous
'diagram' of 1931 – the blueprint of today's maps – was proof ...
Harry Beck was an electrical draughtsman and produced drawings of electrical
circuits; circuits used in the running of the Underground itself but his training had
Henry (Harry) Beck worked as an electrical draftsman in London. ... Underground
(subway) which led to his famous "schematic" design which used horizontal, ...
Nov 26, 2009 ... A thing of clarity and beauty ... detail from Harry Beck's 1931 tube map ... Might
the Oyster card swipe the world-famous London Underground ...
His sketch for the now famous Tube Map was created in 1931, during a period of
... 1: Henry Charles Beck, first Tube Map sketch on checkered paper, 1931.
Find out about Harry Beck and London's iconic tube map at Time Out London,
your online guide to what's on in London.
May 22, 2015 ... The world-famous Harry Beck map of the London Underground has become an
icon of the city. Breaking through its boundaries as a simple ...