Is this Lipton’s tea sign genuine, repainted, or something else?
This Lipton’s Tea sign on Frank Jump’s blog has led him to ask if it is repainted or even a modern recreation? It is in Denver Colorado and to me the borders look very unusual which might lend some support to the recreation thesis. The sign painting company (The Curran Co.) named in the bottom […]
Frank Jump on the Leonard Lopate Show
Listen to Fading Ads on the Leonard Lopate Show by Wnyc, New York Public Radio. A 15 minute interview discussing the ‘Fading Ads of New York City’.
Frank Jump is a leading photographer of Ghost Signs in USA with quite a unique story as to how and why he got started. I was in touch with him last year and he mentioned a visit to London where he saw one of the classic Gillette signs and also one for a tailor in […]