Fading Ads of Gloucester

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Take a photographic journey into Gloucester's often overlooked advertising history and see how the city's businesses of old made use of hand-made signs to inform, advertise and appeal to consumers. This intriguing book profiles hand-painted advertising from across the city and investigates the companies that commissioned the signs that now appear faded - like ghosts - on the brickwork of buildings. It is a snapshot of a time that is almost forgotten but which lives on through the sometimes haunting presence of ghost signs ...

Fading Ads of Gloucester 2014, The History Press Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780752492650

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