Friday, August 2, 2013

Latest batch of ghost signs from around Melbourne

But first...a reconstructed larder from the house in the pioneer village at Bundoora Park, featuring the everyday products you'd see advertised on walls:

And now for the signs.


City - not a ghost sign...but good advice




Carlton. Traces of Robur Tea sign...that won't be around for much longer.

North Carlton, in back lane.

North Carlton

North Carlton. Sorry about the finger.


Brunswick....under construction.

Brunswick - Union Street Coke sign

And next door - the famous Brunswick sign everyone snaps.

On the same building as the Tarax sign

On the same building...once was a sign.

The entire thing.

And across the

And a little down the street.

And a little further along.

Brunswick - business is still going, but the sign rocks enough to include.

But what's that on the side of the plumbing yard above...looks like more traces of Robur Tea.

Brunswick - Gilmour's Milk (see earlier post about another Gilmour's sign..revealed on milk bar awning around the corner from this one).


Footscray - taken from car on railway underpass.

Footscray - the ghost sign equivalent of a striptease.

Footscray - first Vietnamese ghost sign I've seen.


  1. I haven't photographed the Tarax sign. I feel a bit ashamed of myself. ;)

  2. Let the others do it for you!