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The Sign Painters of New Orleans [Slideshow] 

The people who keep the art of handpainted advertising signs alive in New Orleans.
PHOTO BY CHERYL GERBER
Lester Carey’s distinctive hand-lettering has has attracted younger generations of artists and fans and earned him a following on Facebook, with a Society to Preserve the Art of Lester Carey page.
PHOTO BY CHERYL GERBER
Lester Carey’s distinctive hand-lettering has has attracted younger generations of artists and fans and earned him a following on Facebook, with a Society to Preserve the Art of Lester Carey page.
PHOTO BY CHERYL GERBER
Lester Carey’s distinctive hand-lettering has has attracted younger generations of artists and fans and earned him a following on Facebook, with a Society to Preserve the Art of Lester Carey page.
PHOTO BY CHERYL GERBER
Lester Carey’s distinctive hand-lettering has has attracted younger generations of artists and fans and earned him a following on Facebook, with a Society to Preserve the Art of Lester Carey page.
PHOTO BY CHERYL GERBER
Lester Carey’s distinctive hand-lettering has has attracted younger generations of artists and fans and earned him a following on Facebook, with a Society to Preserve the Art of Lester Carey page.
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PHOTO BY CHERYL GERBER
Lester Carey’s distinctive hand-lettering has has attracted younger generations of artists and fans and earned him a following on Facebook, with a Society to Preserve the Art of Lester Carey page.
PHOTO BY CHERYL GERBER
Pam Collins was an artist for the City of New Orleans until her retirement. Her signatures include elaborate curlicues and asterisk-shaped stars.
PHOTO BY CHERYL GERBER
Pam Collins was an artist for the City of New Orleans until her retirement. Her signatures include elaborate curlicues and asterisk-shaped stars.
PHOTO BY CHERYL GERBER
Pam Collins was an artist for the City of New Orleans until her retirement. Her signatures include elaborate curlicues and asterisk-shaped stars.
PHOTO BY CHERYL GERBER
The work of Tom the Sign Man, aka Uncle Tom, aka Unk, can be seen up and down Claiborne Avenue and at the Big Man Lounge on Washington Avenue.
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PHOTO BY CHERYL GERBER
The work of Tom the Sign Man, aka Uncle Tom, aka Unk, can be seen up and down Claiborne Avenue and at the Big Man Lounge on Washington Avenue.
PHOTO BY CHERYL GERBER
The work of Tom the Sign Man, aka Uncle Tom, aka Unk, can be seen up and down Claiborne Avenue and at the Big Man Lounge on Washington Avenue.
PHOTO BY CHERYL GERBER
The work of Tom the Sign Man, aka Uncle Tom, aka Unk, can be seen up and down Claiborne Avenue and at the Big Man Lounge on Washington Avenue.
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PHOTO BY CHERYL GERBER
Lester Carey’s distinctive hand-lettering has has attracted younger generations of artists and fans and earned him a following on Facebook, with a Society to Preserve the Art of Lester Carey page.
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