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Photographer: © Kevin Alun Parrish (Gallery)Premier Member! Click for more info..(18th March 2011)
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Match postponed.(Melt the snow with braziers) St Andrews, Birmingham City football ground, Birmingham

This image is from an original oil painting by fine artist and illustrator Kevin Parrish. (size 36inx36in) 2006. It depicts St Andrews football ground, Birmingham, during the severe winter of 1947. The match has been postponed and the Groundsman looks on. He is preparing to try and melt the snow with drums full of hot coals called braziers. The Birmingham City manager was Harry Storer from 1945-48 and he led Birmingham to the Second Division title in the 1947-8 season.

A picture of: West Midlands, Birmingham ( More pictures of Birmingham by Kevin Alun Parrish )

This picture also appears in the following picture tours:
West Midlands, Sporting, People & Traditions, Paintings of England, England in Winter, Bygone Era, Past & Present

FUJIFILM FinePix S3000 Focal length: 6 mm, Aperture: f 2.8, ISO: 100 Exposure time: 1/26 sec
Date/Time Creation: January 6, 2003, 10:13 pm

ImageID:1133092, Image size: 1277 x 1265 pixels

The original painting is FOR SALE. Contact the Artist email: or Telephone 01926 332708 10% from sale of proceeds donated to Pictures Of England.comBirminghamWest Midlands

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