After a while I became conscious that I was only “liked” some of it so I started to collect just those examples.
The first signs I became interested in were the house names in the area I live. The houses were all built in the late Victorian/early Edwardian period. They were often built by the same firms of builders and had their names carved onto their gate posts. Some had virtually eroded away, others were painted in. At first I thought they were all the same but I think that if I went round taking photos of all of them I would be able to identify which were carved by the same people.