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subject : Statues--Alabama--Birmingham
photograph
Black and white photograph of Vulcan at the State Fairgrounds. In his hand is a flag and between his feet is a sign advertising Sherwin Williams Paints.
General Photographs Collection. Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham, Ala. (publisher)
n.d.
postcard
Color tinted postcard showing an aerial view of the Vulcan statue and the surrounding park.
Postcard Collection 1081, Archives Department (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
photograph
Photograph of Vulcan atop his pedestal on Red Mountain (Birmingham, Alabama). Television towers are visible in the background.
Photographs, General Collection 1556, Archives Department (source)
Birmingham, Ala. (publisher)
McAlexander, Watson (creator)
1960
photograph
Black and white photograph of workmen posed with Vulcan's leg during raising it to the top of the pedestal on top of Red Mountain. The man in the center, wearing the white coat, has been thought to be the statue's sculptor Giuseppe Moretti; however, he died in San Remo, Italy, in 1935 at 78 years of age.
Photographs, General Collection -- Archives Department (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
1938
photograph
Black and white photograph aerial view of downtown Birmingham, Alabama, as seen from the South showing the Vulcan statue and park in the foreground.
Photographs, General Collection 1556 - Archives Department (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
1965
book
[16] pages : illustrations ; 27 cm text txt rdacontent unmediated n rdamedia volume nc rdacarrier
Birmingham Pub. Co. (publisher)
Birmingham Publishing Company (Birmingham, Ala.) (creator)
1938
photograph
Black and white photograph of the Vulcan statue in pieces on top of Red Mountain awaiting reassembly on the pedestal, which can partly be seen surrounded by scaffolding to the right.
Photographs, General Collection 1556 - Archives Department (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Benham, Albert (creator)
1936
photograph
Photograph of the statue of Vulcan from the waist down. Photograph was taken in G. Moretti's studio. A horse and carriage are posed between the statue's legs.
Photographs, General Collection -- Archives Department (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Bogart, A. B. (creator)
1904
photograph
Black and white photograph of Vulcan.
General Photographs Collection. Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham (Ala.) (publisher)
n.d.
photograph
Black and white photograph of Electra (back view) on the Alabama Power Building on 18th St. North.
Archives and Manuscripts Department. Alfred C. Keily Collection no. 820 (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Keily, Alfred C. (creator)
n.d.
Black and white photograph of the Vulcan statue atop Red Mountain. This image won an award for O.V. Hunt in a local photography contest. He highlighted the statue by retouching the outline of the statue and pedestal, which created a halo effect.
O.V. Hunt Photograph Collection 1074; Photographs, General Collection 1556 - Archives Department (source)
Hunt, O.V. (publisher)
Hunt, Oscar V. (creator)
newspaper clipping
Newspaper Vertical File Collection (source)
Birmingham, Ala. (publisher)
photograph
Black and white photograph of what has been identified as the full-size plaster casts of the Vulcan statue supported by scaffolding.
Photographs, General Collection 1556 - Archives Department (source)
Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) (publisher)
Cushing, G.M. (creator)
1904
Black and white photograph of the statue of Vulcan, still holding the spearhead, atop Red Mountain during the early spring as evidenced by the budding trees in the foreground.
Photographs, General Collection 1556, Archives Department. (source)
Birmingham, Alabama (publisher)
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