Morden Herry Perry, 1929 Decorative poster maps were used to promote London suburbs, both as day-trip destinations and desirable places to live. The wooded landscape around Morden in this poster is peppered with a motley mix of kings and queens, dog-walkers and day-trippers, historic sites and inviting taverns. Posters of this kind helped promote an aspirational image of London’s semi-rural suburbs.

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"Book to Ruislip" (a poster by H Thomas Maybank - London Transport Museum)

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