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Ghost signs of Port Phillip and beyond

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Emerald Hill Library & Heritage Centre

195 Bank St

South Melbourne, VIC 3205

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Advertising reveals a great deal about the social and mercantile history of our cities. This panel discussion led by Dr Stefan Schutt will look at the significance of ghost signs as existing markers of a different time and space within our contemporary landscape".

This program starts at 6.30PM sharp, please arrive a little early to get seated.

Stefan Schutt

Stefan's research interests revolve around the everyday uses of digital technologies. He is particularly interested in the intersection of technology, narrative and identity. Stefan is the founder of a number of award-winning community technology projects. He is also a ghost sign aficionado, and the creator of the Lewis & Skinner online signwriting document archive: www.lewisandskinner.com.

Image: Jerry's Milk Bar, courtesy of Tobias Nash 2018

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