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.
Glasgow’s Ghost Signs Through the Lens of Stuart Neville
Stuart Neville has been documenting Glasgow’s ghost signs since 2007. His collection serves as a record of these changes.
Glasgow Ghost Signs Walking Tours: Free Maps
Three walks the reveal some of Glasgow’s wonderful ghost signs.
More Glasgow Ghostsigns
In July I headed to Glasgow to deliver a workshop, screening and talk for the Merchant City Festival. (A write-up of what happened can be found over on the Better Letters blog.) While there I got to see lots of new ghostsigns, and other forms of historic and noteworthy signage, much of which I collated into my […]
Glasgow Ghostsigns Galore
I’ve been traveling a lot with work lately and was recently in Glasgow for a workshop. With a couple of hours to spare I looked up a few locations on the History of Advertising Trust Ghostsigns Archive and took to the streets. Here’s what I saw… An abandoned gallery and picture framers, F.W. Holroyd. The […]
Red Hackle: Scotland’s Best Whisky
Derek sent me a link to this discussion about lost streets on Urban Glasgow because he spotted the prominent Red Hackle Whisky sign in this photograph. The picture is from the 1960s and was taken on Holmhead Street, now known as Cunningham Street. The brand is no longer with us but evidence of it still […]