Classic London Underground Poster: It Is Warmer Below (1927)

There were countless London Underground posters produced during the art deco period and this is one that caught my eye the other day. It was created by Frederick Charles Herrick in 1927 and shows, somewhat inaccurately, how the London Underground tube system offered a warmer environment for travellers as opposed to overground services.

He also created a parallel poster the year before in 1926 that was to be displayed during the summer months, It Is Cooler Below, showing how those who get tickets for the service always have the more temperate option.

I find that the tube system is definitely pleasantly warmer in winter but stifling in summer and certainly not much cooler than the surface. Your thoughts?

Art Deco Era London Underground Poster - It Is Warmer Below

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