John C. Mather, Alwyne Lane
While researching the old painted advertisements of Islington I was contacted by Leo Hornak, a journalist at the BBC. He wanted to record a piece about ghost signs (coming soon), and had grown up in a house with one on the outside. It turned out to be one of those featured in Harvey’s 1999 survey, […]
HAT Archive: January 2012 Additions
A number of new additions have been made to the History of Advertising Trust Ghostsigns Archive. Some of these are new photos of signs already covered in the archive but many are completely new material for the collection. Here are a handful of my favourite new additions, the rest can be found by searching for […]
This sign is certainly on it’s last legs, so much so that you’d miss it if you weren’t looking. It’s for John Hirst Builders and can be seen just round the corner from the Dartmouth Arms pub, NW5.