Some of the ghost signs
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Should West Midlands' 'ghost signs' be saved?

A Birmingham City University student is mapping old slogans which have been painted on to the sides of buildings across the West Midlands in the hope it will help preserve them.

The signs - known as ghost signs - were used during Victorian and Edwardian times to advertise wares.

Midland Today's arts reporter Satnam Rana spoke to student Tracey Thorne and Michelle Henry, the director of HNS Signs.

  • 27 Jan 2015