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A Photographic Journey Through the London Underground (ePub)

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By Niko Rollmann, Elke Rollmann
Imprint: Pen & Sword Transport
File Size: 10.3 MB (.epub)
Illustrations: 200 colour illustrations
ISBN: 9781526781093
eBook Released: 26th May 2021

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WHAT IS THERE TO SEE? That was the question the authors of this book, Elke and Niko Rollman, heard all the time when explaining their photographic project. The answer is LOOK AGAIN! This book will encourage its readers to see the London Underground in a different light. There is, indeed, a multitude of images on offer, ranging from architecture to technology, from old design classics to modern art. For anyone interested in the history of the London Underground, spanning over 150 years, this is the book for you. Once you discover the beauty of this particular underworld, it can turn your daily routine into an exciting and almost endless trail of new impressions. The authors also want to encourage readers to go out there and explore "The Tube" by themselves.

Photographer Elke Rollmann and historian Niko Rollmann have spent over 10 years exploring the iconic network of the London Underground with their cameras, aiming to catch as many different aspects of the system as possible. A lot of time also went into researching the Underground's complex history. This publication is not just about the network as such, but also about the people who work there and, of course, the commuters. A timeline and a further reading list complement the images and texts.

If you have never visited the London Underground this is the perfect book to know it and if you have already visited it it will help you to see it from another point of view. It is such a complete photographic tour of the "Tube" that it even includes a curious section of the singers of the Metro.

Read the full Spanish review here

Unos Cuantos Trenes

An excellent compilation of photographs of the iconic London Underground. It shows how the heritage of the world’s first underground system has been preserved and the latest developments meet such ideals

James Simmonds

About Niko Rollmann

Niko Rollmann was born in Hamburg and studied History & Politics in London and Berlin. He works in adult education and as a nonfiction writer focusing on "underground" topics.


About Elke Rollmann

Elke Rollmann was born in Berlin, studied Visual Arts and worked in Hamburg as a photo-journalist before moving to London in 1982 and, after a spell of working in fashion, went back to photography.

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