No wise cracks about being able to see my Samsung camera in the background of the first picture!
And here's picture two:
So what are they? As usual, please make one attempt at a guess only. Points will be given to the most accurate answers. You have until 23.59 GMT on the 19th February to make your guess and to enter please leave either your email addres and/or website/blog in the comments below.
Oh and the prize. It's a copy of the "The London Underground: A diagrammatic history" by Douglas Rose. It's not exactly a book but a large format "map of the London Underground showing exactly when every line (and segment of line) and every station was opened and any subsequent closures, as well as all the changes in station names. There are a few odd explanatory paragraphs, but most of the information lies in the map"
"This is a must have for anyone studying the history of the London Underground as it clearly shows what happened and makes it much easier to see and understand."
Once again, thanks to Graham for sponsoring the quiz and have fun with competition!