Present location: Bradford & Bingley Offices, High Street, S1. Relocated from the entrance to the former Shambles, at roughly the same site, where it stood in a niche on the offices of the Electric Telegraph Company, the home of the Sheffield Independent and the Sheffield Morning Telegraph and The Star. (A-Z p5 3F)
Description: Nude figure of the 'winged messenger' about 1.5 metres high. He is wearing a winged broad brimmed hat and carries a staff on his left arm, while the right hand points to the sky.
Commission: Originally commissioned by the Electric Telegraph Company.
Comment: A second figure, of 'Vulcan', also stood on the Electric Telegraph offices. Its present whereabouts are unknown.
Acknowledgements: 'Vulcan from Mount Olympus to Sheffield' Sylvia Pybus (1997) Hammer & Tongs Publication