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…and yet more on old signage in France….


Further to my previous posts on ‘ghost signs’ on various walls in the Touraine, the BBC has just posted an interesting article on the subject: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-37871550 My previous posts can be found at: https://jimmcneill.wordpress.com/2015/08/20/yet-more-on-old-french-signs/ https://jimmcneill.wordpress.com/2012/04/15/3257/ https://jimmcneill.wordpress.com/2011/10/26/old-advertising-signs-in-the-touraine-and-an-appeal-for-more/ Advertisements

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Yet more on old french signs


Hi all, Quite some time back I posted a blog about old signage in the Touraine region. You may be interested in visiting Poitou-Charentes In Photos where the author gives some insights into the history of these ‘ghost signs’; see … Continue reading

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Old advertising signs in the Touraine and an appeal for more!


One feature of life in the Touraine is the number of old advertising signage – metal, carved or painted on walls – seen in practically every village and certainly every town. They often refer to defunct products and companies. They … Continue reading

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