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I have been busy photographing historic faded adverts for just over a year now. It has been great to record these important symbols of our culture in a creative way. I donate all the work to The History of Advertising Trust who are compiling an archive.

Ghost Signs of London is the link to see the latest work. I am trying to build up some historical information about each of the signs as they will disappear before to long. There was one on Oxford Street which is now demolished and sadly I did not get to photograph. 

Got to be quick.....

 

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Comment by Nicholas Brewer on August 31, 2011 at 20:56
Thank you Wendy I appreciate you taking the time to look and to comment. I love the old fashioned language they use.
Comment by Wendy Wallace on August 31, 2011 at 15:30
Lovely pics on the site! I especially liked 'Tailors, Outfitters, Hosiers and Hatters'...
Comment by Michael Pritchard on August 25, 2011 at 19:42
A great project. I have been photographing them, too, when I see them.

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