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The Writing on the Wall: Rediscovering New York City's "Ghost Signs" [Idioma Inglés] The New York Times Pick In A Holiday Gift Guide For Hardcover Fans A Publishers Weekly Pick In Holiday Gift Guide Illustrated Gift Books A Photographic And Historical Record Of The City S Vanishing Advertisements As The Great City Of New York Moves, Changes, And Evolves Every Day, The Few Remnants Of Its Past Go Unnoticed New York City S Ghost Signs Advertisements Painted Across The Facades Of Buildings That Date Back To The Th Century Are Often Invisible To The Busy New Yorker, But Defiantly Conspicuous If Only We Turn Our Eyes And Look Upwards These Faded Representations Of The City S Rich Economic And Social History Are Slowly Disappearing Before Our Eyes, But Not Before They Were Captured By This Photographer S Lens At The Tender Age Of Sixteen, Ben Passikoff Roamed Around Manhattan With His Camera To Document These Fascinating Signs Hand Painted Messages Written All Over The City This Photographic Collection Features Signs Painted In The S As Well As In The St Century Signs That Advertise Funeral Homes, Meat, And Underwear Signs Stretched Across Iconic Buildings And Even Signs That Are No Longer Legible Using His Photographs As A Looking Glass Into The Past, Passikoff Provides Insightful Commentary On The Economic, Social, And Historical Significance Of Commerce In New York City, And Its Vanishing Ghost Signs, Now Preserved In This Photographic Record NOTA El Libro No Est En Espa Ol, Sino En Ingl S


5 thoughts on “The Writing on the Wall: Rediscovering New York City's "Ghost Signs" [Idioma Inglés]

  1. Christine Lasus Christine Lasus says:

    I grew up in NY and remember all of the wall signs This book is so interesting and well put together Kudos to Mr Passikoff


  2. Robert Passikoff Robert Passikoff says:

    This is the most phenomenal book about New York City Ever


  3. Janette C. Janette C. says:

    Great book Bought it as a gift for my hubby and he loved it


  4. Dee Long Dee Long says:

    There are signs of the past all around us if we would only notice and appreciate them, and The Writing On The Wall beautifully illustrates this comforting


  5. DONNA OLSEN DONNA OLSEN says:

    .in crucial information Would it have been difficult to tell us exactly WHERE these signs are located I live in NYC and also adore these signs There were many in th


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