Sign writing and design class

Scope and Content

Male students work at easels painting the lettering onto sign boards. In the foreground one is writing a sign for Palmolive shaving foam, while in the background a teacher watches a student work on a board for Colgates Perfumes. The image was used in the 1924 prospectus with the caption 'Sign writing'.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sign writing classes were part of the Course for House Painters, Decorators and Sign Writers.