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Snapped, in between a facia coming down, and a new one going up.
This lovely piece of typographical history. Probably late Victorian and soon to be encased in a time capsule, to wait for another make over in years to come.
Posted at 09:26 AM in type & stuff | Permalink
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Lovely. I've snapped a couple of these myself, in Covent Garden (http://tinyurl.com/4rh6d2) and Dorking (http://tinyurl.com/54mogu). There's something melancholic and magical about the idea they're sitting there, just behind the (literal) facade of the here and now...
Mike Reed |
October 10, 2008 at 01:27 PM
PS: Sorry, that second link ran into its parenthesis and now doesn't work. It's http://tinyurl.com/54mogu
Mike Reed |
October 10, 2008 at 01:29 PM
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