Original London Underground ‘Way out’ Sign

1. Arrow direction


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Original 1970’s London Underground ‘Way out’ Sign on paper, from London Transport.by calligrapher Edward Johnston

This fun print would look especially great near the front door to show your visitors the ‘Way Out’ !!!

The sign comes in a handcut bevelled black mount and a black box frame to perfectly complement your picture.
With a choice of the yellow arrows depending on where you would like to hang your sign.

Please note these are original paper signs and may have slight imperfections or signs of ageing.

Size : 18.3 x 45.3 cms

Edward Johnston, born on February 11, 1872 in San José de Mayo, Uruguay, was a British craftsman and a pivotal figure in the world of calligraphy. His influence resonates across 20th-century typography and calligraphy, particularly in England and Germany. Johnston is widely regarded as the father of modern calligraphy, specifically in the context of the broad-edged pen as a writing tool

  • Education and Early Life:
    • Johnston studied architecture at the University of Edinburgh but did not complete the course.
    • His passion for drawing and illuminated manuscripts led him to explore calligraphy.
    • He was introduced to the world of lettering through architect William Harrison Cowlishaw and Edward F. Strange’s handbook.
    • Johnston’s letters, crafted with a broad-edged pen, became his distinctive style.
    • He taught lettering at the Central School of Arts and Crafts and the Royal College of Art, influencing students like Eric Gill.
    • His handbook, “Writing & Illuminating & Lettering”, published in 1906, remains a significant work in the field
  • Notable Achievements:
    • Johnston Typeface: In 1913Frank Pick commissioned Johnston to design a typeface for the London Underground. The result was the iconic Johnston sans-serif typeface, which was used throughout the London Underground system until the 1980s.
    • Roundel Symbol: Johnston also redesigned the famous roundel symbol used across the London Underground system



Weight0.6 kg
Dimensions350 × 90 mm






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