This wonderful sign comes from Valerie of The Suit Hospital in Albert Park.
63 Cardigan Place, Albert Park.
Ghost sign from the 1950s for The Suit Hospital Pty Ltd – offering invisible mending – and pictures of robots?!
London calling, Albert Park
When researching The Suit Hospital sign I came across this excellent page which includes a number of ghost signs.
- 124 Victoria Avenue – Painter, paperhanger, signwriter
- Victoria Avenue, Dundas Place – London & Lancashire Insurance Co
- Victoria Avenue – Ansett
Written by Nick Gadd who has a keen interest in Melbourne and ghost signs.
Melbourne Circle featured in The Age and Sydney Morning Herald on 24 October 2015: ‘Ghost tour traces Melbourne’s mysteries via signs of another time’
He was a guest on Radio National on 21 February 2015, chatting with Michael Williams and Stephen Banham about ghostsigns. Article here, with link to audio: ‘Melbourne’s ghost sign hunters open windows to the past’.
He was a guest on the afternoon program with Sheridan Stewart on 774 ABC Melbourne on 10 July 2015. ‘Ghostsigns and derelict buildings reveal clues about Melbourne’s quirky past’