Meet the Ghost Sign Hunters

“Ghost signs add mystery to cities, which might be the profoundest part of their appeal”         – Nick Gadd

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The Dublin Ghost Signs project was recently featured in a fantastic article by Nick Gadd, entitled Meet the Ghost Sign Hunters.  Nick lives in Melbourne, Australia where he spends his weekends looking around the city, hunting for its Ghost Signs, of which there are plenty!

Dublin Ghost Signs was in the esteemed company of other ghost sign hunters:

Stefan Schutt, a ghost-sign fan, blogger and academic at Victoria University.

Sam Roberts, who runs the extremely comprehensive ghostsigns.co.uk site and also and set up the History of Advertising Ghost Signs Archive.

Frank Jump, who runs the Fading Ad blog and is the author of Fading Ads of New York City.

Cummins & Sons, Abbey Street, Dublin 1
Cummins & Sons, Abbey Street, Dublin 1

 

 

It’s great to see such an interest around Ghost Signs!

To read the article click here.

Related slideshow of Ghost Signs around the world – in pictures

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