What a cool old photo of "signtists" setting up shop.

Sign booth of Harrell Sign Company - they’re still around today making signs since 1927 in North Carolina.

Glenn Ligon (b. 1960), Untitled (I Am a Man), 1988. Oil and enamel on canvas. 40 × 25 in. (101.6 × 63.5 cm). Collection of the artist © Glenn Ligon; photograph by Ronald Amstutz

Untitled (I Am a Man) Glenn Ligon 1988 Oil and enamel on canvas 40 x 25 in. On view at LACMA - fun to stand next to and have your picture taken, surreptitiously of course.

Vintage-inspired hand painted wooden signs by Telegramme Paper Co.

If you liked the fairground-style signs we featured recently, you'll probably be a fan of these vintage-inspired handpainted wood signs too, the work o

old ad Nitschke umbrellas repaired covered picture frames made to order needles & supplies for all sewing machines

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Work by Derek McDonald in the Pre-Vinylite Society exhibit of sign painting at Orchard Skateshop;

The Valley Railroad Company

Typography inspiration

In From up North’s type galleries we present the latest of our typography, hand-lettering and calligraphy findings.