De Vitre Street, Lancaster

This plaque sits on the frontage of a row of terrace houses at De Vitre Street and commemorates the builders, Shaw and Parkinson, who constructed them. The sans serif letters contrast with the numerals that have a variety of styles. The street name refers to Edward Denis de Vitre (1806 – 1878) a physician who wasContinue reading “De Vitre Street, Lancaster”

Elm Row, Hampstead, London

One of many examples of the lovely street lettering found around Hampstead. These white letters on black ceramic tiles are simple and elegant. I have no information on their date or construction or details of who commissioned or designed them, but I would be delighted if anyone could provide information, Location: Elm Row, Hampstead, London.