Month: June 2009

Interesting Perspectives

These three images were submitted back to back into the ghostsigns pool being used to establish the archive. They stood out because of their very unique perspectives on three signs that are frequently photographed. For comparison I’ve included my own photos for two of them. This is michaelpickard‘s photo of the Donovan Bros sign from …

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Odds & Sods

This montage is a little bit of a mixed bag featuring signs from the Razors & Stationery and Pets & Feed categories which also include some for paint and coal companies.  See more images in the Flickr group being used to set up the Ghost Signs Archive. Thanks again to everyone contributing their images, keep …

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Mapping of Ghostsigns locations June 2009

Mapping Ghostsigns

Here’s a neat little thing, all the postcodes in the archive so far plotted onto a map.  This gives a really good sense of just how much this is becoming a nationwide project thanks to all the efforts of those submitting their photos to the Flickr group. If you go to the map proper then …

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Sunlight Soap

Chemists & Health

Some great signs in the category of Chemists, Medical & Health.  See more images in the Flickr group being used to set up the Ghost Signs Archive. Here’s a little montage featuring some of the most interesting signs. Thanks again to everyone contributing their images, keep them coming! If you have any interesting ghost signs …

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Services & Financial

Some great signs in the category of Services, Banks & Financial.  See more images in the Flickr group being used to set up the Ghost Signs Archive. Here’s a little montage featuring some of the most interesting signs. Thanks again to everyone contributing their images, keep them coming! If you have any interesting ghost signs …

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Ghostsigns (two years on)

So Wednesday marked the end of the second year in the life of this blog/website and I’m still quite amazed at how far things have come in such a short space of time. Last year I marked the first birthday with a video montage of some of my favourite signs collected. This year I’m offering …

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Household & Furniture

Some great signs in the category of Household & Furniture.  See more images in the Flickr group being used to set up the Ghost Signs Archive. Here’s a little montage featuring some of the most interesting signs. Thanks again to everyone contributing their images, keep them coming! If you have any interesting ghost signs from …

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Ghostsigns of London Time Out Big Smoke blog

Time Out Blog

I wrote a piece for the Time Out blog which covers a little of the personal journey I’ve been on over the last three years on the project.  Its interesting to reflect on how far things have come in such a short space of time, especially considering that I’ve also moved house, completed a masters …

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