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Videos May, 15 2014

Exploring the History of Dublin’s Sign Painters in “Gentlemen of Letters”

Catching up with this great short film from Colin Brady. A highly-skilled profession, Dublin has always been a city of beautiful hand-painted signs. Here we follow the life and work of some of its most prolific artists, past and present, including James Earley, Colm O’ Connor, Maser and Kevin Freeney, a fourth generation painter known as “The Gentlemen of Letters” who passed his skills down to his sons, keeping the family business alive to this day. A fascinating short, prss play below.

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