Bull Durham Tobacco – Mt Vernon, IL #ghostsigns #ghostsign

The more you look at this the better it gets.


Bonsoir Pyjamas is still just about visible high above Turnmill Street in London.  Founded in 1926, the company is still going strong as Bonsoir of London. Ideal wear when smoking a fag and wearing stout slippers, below.

Ever wondered how those signs got there? If you’re in the US, they may have been put up by Sam W Hoke, long distance bill poster. Here he is, touting his remarkable services in the June 1900 issue of Profitable Advertising.

Norway seems rather short of ghostsigns, so it was a treat to stumble across the Electric Blue Cafe, near Ramberg in the Lofoten Islands.