Ice Cream for Health, says J. Boni in Edinburgh
Ice Cream for Health, says J. Boni in Edinburgh, as the 1930s ghost sign is revealed, preserved, and partially covered.
Brothers Butterworth & Beehive in Newcastle-under-Lyme
Brothers Butterworth & Beehive in Newcastle-under-Lyme, as revealed through their historic ghost sign.
New Developments in the Case of E. Mono on Kentish Town Road
Additional painted fascia revealed at E. Mono, but then both covered by new mounted signage.
The Gileric Gowns of H.A. Howard & Sons, Ducie Street, Manchester
Research into H.A. Howard & Sons of Ducie Street, Manchester, manufacturers of Gileric Gowns.
Two Paris Beauties Under Wraps
A couple of years ago these two well-preserved ghost signs were revealed in Paris (see Streetview), presumably by the removal of billboards that covered and protected them. [Update via Caroline’s Miscelleny: The uncovering was in 2012, and the works can be seen underway in the legacy Streetview.] The first adverises Ripolin, a paint brand, which […]
Follow the Tram Lines to the Mann Egerton Reveal in Norwich
Alex Clayton sent me photos of this recent reveal in Norwich. Located at Magdalen Road (opposite Whalebone Freehouse), it advertises the Mann Egerton & Co Garage, and is a classic gable-end ghost sign. It was covered, and partly protected, by a billboard as shown in the streetview capture below. However, at some other time, the […]