Part of: Casgliad Tirlun Cymru = Welsh Landscape Collection,
National Library of Wales.
Text below image: "This Castle of Aber Conway pleads greater Antiquity than the Town; for it was fortified by the High Earl of Chester, in the Reign of William the Conqueror; but afterwards being damaged in the Wars, and falling to decay, was rebuilt by King Edwd. I. In ye. beginning of the late Civil Wars Dr. John Williams Arch Bishop of York, a native of this Place, having made his Escape from Yorkshire hither; did at his own Expence fortify this Castle for the King, and held it till May 1645 when it was seized by Sr. John Owen, by virtue of a Commission from Prince Rupert; and on 19th January 1646 it was delivered up to the Parliament".
Computer file. Aberystwyth: National Library of Wales, 2003-2006. (Tirlun Cymru digitisation project). Original file captured in uncompressed TIFF format. Cropping, image size, unsharp masking, gamma correction and compression settings for screen res JPEG were made using Adobe Photoshop v6.0.1 and Abobe Imageready v3 Nexscan F4100; Linocolor v6; Black and White points set from GretagMacbeth colour chart; no validation; no encryption key; no watermark. Made from original items. Target resolution for hi-res capture was 300dpi at original size. In some cases this was increased to avoid moircaron effect; Screen-res copies use JPG commpression at approx 35%; 24bit color; Hi-res TIFFs in AppleRGB, Screen-res in sRGB; Apple Colorsync. No control targets.
2003-2006 ; scanned. Imaging Unit, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion.