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vintage everyday: Vintage Smoking Camel Signs in Times Square, NYC from the…

Camel Sign in Times Square, 1964. One of the most enduring images of Times Square is the Camel Man, who blew smoke rings around the clock for decades from a billboard mounted on the Claridge Hotel on Broadway between 43rd and 44th Streets.

vintage everyday: Vintage Smoking Camel Signs in Times Square, NYC from the…

Gene Baumwoll Times Square, Camel Sign - 1964, Camel Sign in Times Square, 1964. One of the most enduring images of Times Square is the Camel Man, who blew smoke rings around the clock for decades from a billboard mounted on the Claridge Hotel on Broadway between 43rd and 44th Streets. During World War II, the image switched from soldiers to sailors to airmen.... billboard-one.jpg (400×358)