For the second edition of the Night Tube pocket map Art on the
Underground have commissioned London-based Filipino artist Pio Abad to
create a new work for the cover. Abad has taken inspiration from an
unusual item he found in Transport for London's Lost Property Office.
The stuffed gorilla, complete with his Hawaiian shirt, is one of the
most unusual objects to be found on the London Underground and invites
curiosity as to how he was forgotten. Abad has drawn a portrait of the
stuffed toy in a detailed linear style, using many of the recognisable
colours of the Tube lines. Eddie, as the gorilla is fondly called by
the staff at the Lost Property Office, becomes a mascot of the
unexpected encounters of nocturnal London. To accompany the commission the artist has made a special limited
edition print. The edition depicts Eddie the Gorilla, created as a
digital pigment print with glossed silkscreen glaze, and debossed
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