Enamel Advertising Signs by Andrew Morley
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Enamel Advertising Signs
By Andrew Morley

Enamel Advertising Signs

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Enamel Advertising Signs by Andrew Morley

Book Description

Enamel signs emerged as the jewel in the crown of British advertising in the late Victorian era, commanding public attention for over half a century before technological, economic and social change combined to render them redundant. From the 1950s onwards they disappeared from the original locations on shop walls, to be replaced by hoardings. Of the millions of enamel signs produced between 1880 and 1950 onlya few thousand survived, often commandeered for secondary uses as 'free'materials to build huts and fencing on allotment gardens. By the early 1960s a few trend-setting collectors started to rescue them as ornamental items. With the birth of the restored steam railway, some signs found their way back to original locations, lending 'authentic' atomsphere to station platforms, and many of the industrial museums have followed suit to great effect.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780747805106
ISBN-10: 0747805105
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 150mm x 4mm)
Pages: 40
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 28-Jul-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Andrew Morley

The authors are alumni of the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Christopher Baglee graduating in Architecture and Andrew Morley in Fine Art. They started collecting enamels in the 1970s and have since collaborated on many projects based around the subject.

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