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Harry Beck - Wikipedia

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Henry Charles Beck known as Harry Beck, was an English technical draughtsman best known for creating the present London Underground Tube map in 1931.

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

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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 ...

Harry Beck's Tube map - Transport for London

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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 ...

BBC - Culture - The London Underground map: The design that ...

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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 ...

Beck's London Underground Map - Jill Britton Home

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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  ...

The London Underground Map -- Harry Beck's Design Icon

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Henry (Harry) Beck worked as an electrical draftsman in London. ... Underground (subway) which led to his famous "schematic" design which used horizontal, ...

Is it the end of the line for London's iconic tube map? | Jonathan ...

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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 ...

HENRY CHARLES BECK, MATERIAL CULTURE AND THE ...

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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.

Harry Beck and London's iconic tube map - Time Out

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Find out about Harry Beck and London's iconic tube map at Time Out London, your online guide to what's on in London.

Expert takes on Beck: the meaning of the underground - HERE 360

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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 ...

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Beck, Henry (Harry) | Explore 20th Century London

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Henry Charles Beck, known as Harry Beck, was born at 14 Wesley Road in Leyton on 4 June 1902. His parents were Joshua and Eleanor Louisa Beck.

Harry Beck | Biography, Designs and Facts - Famous Graphic ...

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Harry Beck Biography - Harry Beck was an eminent twentieth century English technical draftsman. He designed the iconic topological map of London's ...

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Designers

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Harry Beck designed the London Underground map of 1933. Beck's design simplified ... Kinnear and Calvert are famous for designing UK road signs. They used ...