'Clean it up!'

Spotted in early March 2014 in Hutland Road, east Ipswich, another example was noticed round the corner in Sidegate Lane. Hardly, 'historic' lettering, but we thought that this public lettering deserved recording here.

Ipswich Historic Lettering: Pavement clean up 1

'IPSWICH BOROUGH
COUNCIL
CLEAN IT UP!'

Ipswich Historic Lettering: pavement clean up 22014 images
The graphic device says it all. Quite how they create these signs is uncertain. A stencil, to be sure, but is it sprayed with a bleach to cut through algae and dirt, or with a pale dye which will eventually weather away?


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