8 Dec 2012
The captions say it all really, note that the graffiti and the building it is on have both lasted longer than the enormous block of flats in the background. Found via Robert Lambie on uksignboards.com.
The response to getting this archive off the ground has been fantastic, thank you all for your enthusiasm and efforts so far. There are already 60 members in the Flickr Group and over 450 images contributed. Below are some of my favourites so far, just some of the evidence that the archive is going to […]
23 Mar 2009
Back in 2016 I gave a short talk about my archiving work at the annual conference of the Business Archives Council, where one of the organisers was a project archivist for Boots chemists. Afterwards I shared the above image and forwarded her the archival photo below which was shared on the Ghostsigns Facebook page by […]
30 Mar 2018
Twenty-two years on from publishing the definitive Ghostsigns book, William Stage is back. ‘The Painted Ad: A Postcard Book of Vintage Brick Wall Signs’ builds on his own professional work in the postcard industry. He has pooled 25 of his best Ghostsigns images to create a book of cards which can be used to send […]
10 May 2011