Hobo Signs

Posted: March 4, 2012 in Uncategorized
Hobo Signs by dyannaanfang
Hobo Signs, a photo by dyannaanfang on Flickr.

Great sign. I especially love: “Tell a pitiful story.” and “Road spoiled. Full of other hobos.” Do you think that hobo signs might be the precursor of graffiti?

Antiques by the Bay
Alameda

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Comments
  1. I was thinking more like hieroglyphics.

  2. NixPages says:

    These served an important communication purpose at the time they were devised. Graffiti (and especially tagging) are more self-indulgent forms of self-aggrandisement.

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