Covent Garden - Rhubarb and Roses - poster

Description:
The title of this London Transport poster, Rhubarb and Roses, refers to Covent Garden's status as London's largest wholesale fruit, vegetable and flower market. It was published in 1965, a few years before the market was moved to Nine Elms in 1974. The poster shows the main market buildings as they were before they were converted into cafes and boutique shops. The featured building is the old flower market, now the site of London's Transport Museum.
Production Date:
1964
ID no:
LTM_1980/191
Copyright:
Transport for London

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