Fading Ads of Birmingham


Fading Ads of Birmingham

By Charles Buchanan, Photography by Jonathan Purvis

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.

ISBN: 9781609494834
Publisher: The History Press
Date: 11/20/2012
State: Alabama
Series: Fading Ads
Images: 77 Color
Pages: 168
Dimensions: 7.5 (w) x 9 (h) 

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