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Signage Collection

Background imageSignage Collection: View down Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Village, London

View down Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Village, London
A superb postcard view down Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Village, London - the detial is incredible, with individual shops identifiable, the pavements as busy (as they ever are)

Background imageSignage Collection: The neon lights of Piccadilly Circus at night, London

The neon lights of Piccadilly Circus at night, London Date: circa 1950s

Background imageSignage Collection: Notting Hill and Ladbroke Grove Station

Notting Hill and Ladbroke Grove Station Date: 1906

Background imageSignage Collection: Jacks Saloon, Happy Hollow, Hot Springs, Arkansas

Jacks Saloon, Happy Hollow, Hot Springs, Arkansas
Jacks Sallon Bar at Happy Hollow. An " amusement park" of sorts, Happy Hollow was established in the late 1880s or early 1890s by Norman McLeod off Central Avenue on what is now Fountain

Background imageSignage Collection: The Main Street, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada

The Main Street, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada Date: circa 1920s

Background imageSignage Collection: Sadar Bazar, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India - May, 1922. Date: 1922

Sadar Bazar, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India - May, 1922. Date: 1922

Background imageSignage Collection: Acacia Avenue, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa

Acacia Avenue, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa. Postcard published by Moloo Brothers & Co Ltd. Curios and Carpet Dealers of Dar-es-Salaam, the premises of whom we can see in this shot

Background imageSignage Collection: Korean War era - Speed Limit sign close to the 38th parallel north, which formed the

Korean War era - Speed Limit sign close to the 38th parallel north, which formed the border between North and South Korea prior to the Korean War. Date: circa 1952

Background imageSignage Collection: The Largest Glacial Kettle at Taylor Falls, Minnesota, USA

The Largest Glacial Kettle at Taylor Falls, Minnesota, USA
The Largest Glacial Kettle (Pot Hole) at Taylor Falls, Minnesota, USA. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageSignage Collection: St Bartholomews Hospital, London - The Dispensary

St Bartholomews Hospital, London - The Dispensary
St Bartholomews Hospital, Farringdon, City of London - The Dispensary Date: circa 1907

Background imageSignage Collection: Japan - Fishmonger

Japan - Fishmonger
Fishmonger, Japan. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageSignage Collection: Japan - Spice Dealer

Japan - Spice Dealer
Spice Dealer, Japan. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageSignage Collection: Cunard Line, QE2 - master clock control system

Cunard Line, QE2 - master clock control system with original signage. Ex. Cobwebs Southampton. 27 x 14 inches. (1 of 2) Date: 20th century

Background imageSignage Collection: New Road Sign

New Road Sign
Illustration of a new type of road sign. This warning, or advance direction sign, was to be installed at Tadworth Corner on the Brighton Road. Date: 1933

Background imageSignage Collection: Sign at Gleneagles

Sign at Gleneagles
A sign at Gleneagles golf course, explaining the procedure of sounding a siren in the event of a dangerous thunderstorm. Date: 1933

Background imageSignage Collection: Baker Street, NW1, London - Street sign

Baker Street, NW1, London - Street sign. Date: circa early 1980s

Background imageSignage Collection: Your dog can be photographed sign

Your dog can be photographed sign
Sign for Thomas Fall Photographers reading Your dog can be photographed at this show. Date: C.1930

Background imageSignage Collection: ANTIQUES & TEAS 1930S ANTIQUES & TEAS 1930S

ANTIQUES & TEAS 1930S ANTIQUES & TEAS 1930S
A quaint and artistic sign on a miniature windmill, outside Apple Tree Farm, Surrey, England, which will appeal to hungry motorists as well as to lovers of antiques. Date: 1930s

Background imageSignage Collection: Ice cream man in kiosk, Aqaba, Jordan

Ice cream man in kiosk, Aqaba, Jordan
An ice cream saleman smiles from his kiosk on the sea front at Aqaba, Jordan Date: circa 1995

Background imageSignage Collection: Beware camels sign, Jordan

Beware camels sign, Jordan
Beware of camels - a triangle road sign on the desert road in Jordan Date: circa 1995

Background imageSignage Collection: Douglas Street, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Douglas Street, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada - note the wonderful signage advertising the Hotel Metropolis and the (rather wonderful) Poodle Dog Cafe !! Date: circa 1940s

Background imageSignage Collection: The Royal Palace Hotel, Kensington, London

The Royal Palace Hotel, Kensington, London - the ballroom became one of the most fashionable cabaret night-spots in London during the 1920s and a popular dancing rendezvous. Date: 1905

Background imageSignage Collection: Avenue Eugenie and Eastern Exchange Hotel, Port Said

Avenue Eugenie and Eastern Exchange Hotel, Port Said
The Avenue Eugenie and Eastern Exchange Hotel, Port Said, Egypt. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageSignage Collection: Man driving a Horse and cart with black sacks on a street in

Man driving a Horse and cart with black sacks on a street in
Man driving a donkey with cart carrying black sacks on a street in Cairo. The man is dressed in black traditional Arab work wear, facing the camera

Background imageSignage Collection: Ginza at night, Tokyo, Japan

Ginza at night, Tokyo, Japan. Ginza is a district of Chuo, Tokyo, located south of Yaesu and Kyobashi, west of Tsukiji, east of Yurakucho and Uchisaiwaicho, and north of Shinbashi

Background imageSignage Collection: Butchers Shop of J G Randall of Muswell Hill Road, London

Butchers Shop of J G Randall of Muswell Hill Road, London. Date: circa 1905

Background imageSignage Collection: People walking in different directions on crowded street, Ho

People walking in different directions on crowded street, Ho
People walking in different directions on a crowed street in Hong Kong. Figure of a thin elderly Chinese?s man in white tee shirt and black shorts in close view

Background imageSignage Collection: Two cable carts on a busy street in San Francisco

Two cable carts on a busy street in San Francisco. People standing close to the edge of the cable cart to the left of picture

Background imageSignage Collection: Koziatyn, Ukraine - High Street

Koziatyn, Ukraine - High Street
Koziatyn (Kozyatyn, Kazatin, Kasatine) Ukraine - High Street. The sign on the right is advertising Sewing machines and Gramophones. Date: circa 1910

Background imageSignage Collection: Making Japanese Paper Chochin lanterns - one used as a sign

Making Japanese Paper Chochin lanterns - one used as a sign
Making Japanese Paper Chochin lanterns and an example of one being used as a sign. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageSignage Collection: Old London Signs - The Bull & Mouth

Old London Signs - The Bull & Mouth Inn sign - formerly to be found in Aldersgate Street, London - from the original sign now in the Guildhall Museum

Background imageSignage Collection: China - Shanghai - Street scene - busy shops

China - Shanghai - Street scene - busy shops Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSignage Collection: Collins Music Hall in Islington

Collins Music Hall in Islington
Photograph of the frontage of Collins Music Hall in Islington, circa 1908. It was originally opened on 4th November 1863. The proprietor was Mr Sam Collins

Background imageSignage Collection: Oyster and Cavier Bar / Restaurant in Hamburg, Germany

Oyster and Cavier Bar / Restaurant in Hamburg, Germany
Johann Colln - Oyster and Cavier Bar/Restaurant in Hamburg, Germany Date: circa 1930s

Background imageSignage Collection: The Golden Griffin Hotel at Kitzbuhel, Austria

The Golden Griffin Hotel at Kitzbuhel, Austria. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageSignage Collection: Three men walking in different direction on a street in Hamp

Three men walking in different direction on a street in Hampstead. An old lamppost and shop signage are to the right of the image on Perrins Court Hampstead NW3 London Date: 1980s

Background imageSignage Collection: Shanghai, Peoples Republic of China - Nighttime Lighting

Shanghai, Peoples Republic of China - Nighttime Lighting
Shanghai, Peoples Republic of China - Nighttime Neon Lighting on the buildings. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageSignage Collection: A View of a Chinese Street

A View of a Chinese Street with all of the street furniture one might expect - lanterns, signs, children and a man wheeling a barrow... Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSignage Collection: Hotel Californie, Marseille, France

Hotel Californie, Marseille, France
Welcome to the Hotel Californie, on le Cours Belsunce, Marseille, France (!) - pink champagne on ice not pictured... Date: circa 1940s

Background imageSignage Collection: Dotonbori (Theatre Street), Osaka, Japan

Dotonbori (Theatre Street), Osaka, Japan. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSignage Collection: The east end of Walton Street, London

The east end of Walton Street, London Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSignage Collection: St. Marys Russian Hospital for British Officers, Mayfair

St. Marys Russian Hospital for British Officers, Mayfair
St. Marys Russian Hospital for British Officers, South Audley Street, Mayfair. The sign on the corner reads (rather wonderfully): " Motors please do not hoot" ! Date: circa 1910

Background imageSignage Collection: WW1 - St. Quentin, France under German Occupation

WW1 - St. Quentin, France under German Occupation
WW1 - Place de Hotel de Ville, St. Quentin, France under German Occupation - the theatre being used as a War Cinema ( Kriegs-Kino ). Date: 1916

Background imageSignage Collection: Clemenceau visits ruined and formerly-occupied Alsace

Clemenceau visits ruined and formerly-occupied Alsace
October 1918 - French Prime Minister Clemenceau visits ruined Alsace. Note the official German signs remaining on the formerly-commandered/occupied buildings. Date: 1918

Background imageSignage Collection: Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan - Busy street scene

Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan - Busy street scene Date: circa 1910s

Background imageSignage Collection: Gates to Alexandra Palace Park and Airship pilot Dr Barton

Gates to Alexandra Palace Park and Airship pilot Dr Barton
An absolutely fascinating postcard showing the gates to Alexandra Palace Park and Airship pilot Dr Francis Alexander Barton (1861-1939), who made a successful flight on 24th July, 1905

Background imageSignage Collection: Kyoto, Japan - Kyogoku shopping street

Kyoto, Japan - Kyogoku shopping street Date: circa 1908

Background imageSignage Collection: China - Guangzhou - Street Scene

China - Guangzhou - Street Scene
China - Guangzhou (Canton) - Street Scene. Date: 1911



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