We really do have it easy compared to signmakers back in the day
I came across this old photograph while browsing the internet. This really does make you think how lucky we are today having the likes of proper scaffold and various types of fancy cherrypickers that we can hire out at any time.
(Not that I know them but)
The signwriter on this plank is Peter Millman and the photographer is Barry Mossop, who was the second signwriter on the site, using the same ladders and baton platform.