Ghost Signs in Riga

Ģipša Fabrika (Gypsym Factory) is located on the island of Kipsala, a former fishermen’s village. This 19th century brick building used to be a plaster factory. Now it is part of a luxury apartment complex.


 

Somewhere in the Old Town

These two signs are on a building on Albert Street, a street famous for its Art Nouveu buildings

My best guess is that this says “tapezierer,” which seems to be a German word meaning upholsterer, decorator, or paperhanger.

Seems to say something like “un Deguretais,” whatever that could mean... 

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