Wonderground underground - MacDonald Gill's maps

A century ago, travellers in the Tube tunnels deep below London's streets bore witness to a colourful creation on the platform walls - MacDonald Gill's Wonderground map. It was big, bold and bright - and full of visual humour.

That map, and many other of his eye-catching designs, are now on display at Ealing in west London. Take a look here at some of them with Andrew Johnston, whose aunt Priscilla married MacDonald Gill, or 'Max' as he was more commonly known.

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Out of the Shadows: MacDonald Gill can be seen at the PM Gallery and House - at Ealing in west London - until 2 November 2013.

All images subject to copyright. Images courtesy London Transport Museum (TFL), Caroline Walker and Andrew Johnston.

Music by KPM Music. Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 24 September 2013.


MacDonald Gill - website

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