The London Underground is the world’s oldest subway, most people know it colloquially as the Tube. An engineering marvel and just as almost as famous is the map. The Tube map is instantly recognisable all over the world. It is a simple and elegant diagram of the 400-kilometre subway network. It is considered by many as one of the great images of the 20th century.
The World Press Photo Foundation is a non-profit organisation based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The organisation, which was founded in 1955, is well-known for hosting an annual press photography contest. Since 2011, World Press Photo has held a separate annual contest for journalistic multimedia productions, as well as the Tim Hetherington Grant, in collaboration with Human Rights Watch.