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


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.


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.


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


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.