10 Mar 2010
Another video and image highlight as we count down to the launch of the archive on 19th March. These are from the Food & Drink gallery.
Stuart Neville has been documenting Glasgow’s ghost signs since 2007. His collection serves as a record of these changes.
15 Mar 2021
These pictorial panels depicting the products and services on what is now The Old Dairy on Stoud Green Road have always intrigued me, and ahead of next week’s talk at the North London Lettering Association I thought I should carry out a little research. The late-Victorian building once housed a branch of the Friern Manor […]
12 Jan 2018
Sadly we recently lost what was one of my all-time favourite ghost signs, in the shape of the Black Cat on Dingley Road. RIP. The brand was a pioneer of cigarette cards, and their power to foster increased sales through the parallel addictive properties of collecting, and nicotine. Recently the Gentle Author of Spitalfields Life […]
20 Jul 2018