The History of Advertising Trust is/was making an effort to photograph, research and archive the last survivors of the fading advertising medium signage and logos painted by hand directly onto the brickwork of buildings in the UK. I am a big fan of spotting these signs here in the US and I am glad to see that people in other countries feel the same way. You can see examples of their works, As of their last update Over 600 examples have been documented for this archive, touting many different products and services, some familiar, some less so. Alongside advertisements for Hovis, Nestle and Boots are others for Bile Beans, Puck Matches and Peterkin’s Custard. Not bad at all.
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