Here are two examples of signs where the letters and the businesses that they advertised have gone missing but the impression they left remains.Thanks to Erin Kinsella for taking this picture in Brooklyn. I love the tall skinny letters but REALLY love what nature has done to them. Dripping rust stained typography!
Someone painstakingly took off each letter that was on the sign from Cincinnati. From a few feet away, the sign looks fine. Only when you get up on it you realize, this is just a ghost of where the letters once laid. Here’s a close up: