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Fading Ads of Birmingham
by Charles Buchanan and Jonathan Purvis and Tim Hollis


Overview - The fading advertisements on the walls of Birmingham's buildings paint an illuminating picture of the men and women who built an industrial boomtown in the first half of the twentieth century. Advertising expert, artist and writer Charles Buchanan unravels the mysteries behind Birmingham's ghost signs to reveal glimpses of the past now hidden in plain sight.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The fading advertisements on the walls of Birmingham's buildings paint an illuminating picture of the men and women who built an industrial boomtown in the first half of the twentieth century. Advertising expert, artist and writer Charles Buchanan unravels the mysteries behind Birmingham's ghost signs to reveal glimpses of the past now hidden in plain sight. Featuring stunning color photography by Birmingham native Jonathan Purvis.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781609494834
  • ISBN-10: 1609494830
  • Publisher: History Press (SC)
  • Publish Date: November 2012
  • Page Count: 168
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 7.4 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds

Series: Fading Ads

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Books > History > United States - State & Local - South (AL,AR,FL,GA,KY,LA,MS,
Books > Business & Economics > Advertising & Promotion

 
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