Large Ghost Signs in Lviv

Most of Lviv's ghost signs are found on the front of buildings, advertsing products sold in a particular store. But there are a handful of larger ones as well, located on exposed sides of buildings, sometimes above the rooftops or on the entire side of a building. It seems that they were also advertising something nearby.

On Doroshenka Street is a ghost sign for I. Jaeger's printing shop 
From the Telephone Directory Galicia 1939: 
"Jaeger I. Printing shop owner, Lvov, Sykstuska street 33"
(Sykstuska was the old name for Doroshenka Street)

Drukarnia = Polish for printing shop



On Zelena Street there is a ghost sign for the Imperial Garage, dating from the interwar period (1918-1939). It’s difficult to see, but above the lettering was an image of a car.
Nowocześnie urządzone garaże. IMPERJAL
Modernly furnished garages. IMPERIAL

On Nizhynska Street (formerly Paulinów Street) is a ghost sign for a women's clothing atelier.
  Atelier art. ubiorów damskich S.J.K. Blicharska Lwów Paulinów 





Comments

  1. I love these, especially the effect produced by the peeling render. Great captures, maybe think about one or two for the 2014 Ghostsigns calendar.

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  2. Bravo et merci pour ces superbes vestiges. D'autres ici.

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