Month: September 2008

Donovan Bros Spitalfields by Stuart Free

Stuart Free

For my birthday earlier this week my girlfriend bought me a limited edition print from north London artist Stuart Free. It is a painting depicting the distinctive Dononvan Bros shopfront in Spitalfields which has always been one of my favourite sites in London. Stuart clearly produced this painting before the sign was recently touched up …

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Hovis Ghostsign off Green Lanes in Harringey

Hovis Update

Some time ago Rosemary tipped me off about this well preserved Hovis sign just off Green Lanes in Harringey which I’ve now got round to photographing. It is an excellent example, well preserved, and strikingly similar to the one in Islington (see below) in terms of the logo and design.  However, the slogans differ, this …

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French Connection

I’ve just recently returned from five weeks in the south of France, hence the lack of Ghost Sign news since late June. ┬áIt looks like Frank Jump was also doing something similar recently and details of my trip last year are here. Just before I left Caroline tipped me off about a Ghost Signs ‘convention’ …

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