Taking the monument down
€40.00 – €60.00
Unveiling a Moment in Time: JJ. Fitzgerald Monument Removal – October 1983
Take a glimpse into a pivotal event in Mallow’s history with this evocative vintage photograph, captured in October 1983. The image unveils the removal of the JJ. Fitzgerald monument on O’Brien Street, Mallow, Co. Cork, following a collision with a lorry. This historical moment showcases the dedication and daring work of the individuals involved in the removal process.
Skillfully captured by Gerard O’Meara, this photograph encapsulates the essence of an era gone by. Amidst the challenging task of monument removal, the image reflects the grit and determination of the workers. The three men climbing scaffolding without safety measures depict the risks they faced, highlighting the era’s different safety standards.
Select the ideal size to bring this significant moment to life in your space:
A4 Size: Ideal for intimate spaces and collectors, measuring 8.3 x 11.7 inches (210 x 297 mm).
A3 Size: Perfect for a detailed display, measuring 11.7 x 16.5 inches (297 x 420 mm).
A2 Size: For a bold and captivating presence, measuring 16.5 x 23.4 inches (420 x 594 mm).
To enhance the historical gravity of this photograph, opt for our sleek black frame. The black frame adds focus and sophistication, drawing attention to the brave efforts of the workers and making it a standout piece in any setting.
Capture the moment of monumental change with this meticulously preserved photograph of the JJ. Fitzgerald monument removal. Available in various sizes and beautifully framed, it’s a piece of history that will spark intrigue and conversation.
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