From Electrical Advertising, the sign catalogue of Austin Walters & Son of Manchester.

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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.

chelsea-boots:

Street scenes after dark in London, 1968

Pattern making may be long gone, but the signs at F.Bowman’s foundry in Amwell Street, London, live on.

vintageeveryday:

Extraordinary color photographs capture street scenes of Carnaby Street and King’s Road, London in 1966.

Groovy!

Brilliant oil paintings of the urban night by Peter Harris @peterdharris

Morning, noon and night? Three different but equally enticing Mont Blanc poster treatments from 1928 by Georges Dorival.