Abstract: Images of the 1959 National Eisteddfod of Wales at Caernarfon including images of the brass band from Trefor (GCU00170), the percussion band from Bala Primary School (GCU00171), various choirs including choirs from Coedpoeth (GCU00172), Aberporth (GCU00175), and Llanelli (GCU00177), Mynydd y Garreg brass band (E59/010), winners in the arts and crafts (E59/013), folk dancers from Treaddur Bay (E59/014), cerdd dant soloists (E59/015), folk dancers from Holyhead (E59/016), Robert Downing smartening John Walter's tie (E59/019) and the winning choir from Ammanford (E59/022).
Part of: Casgliad Geoff Charles Collection,
Charles, Geoff, 1909-2002.
Title assigned by cataloguer., A selection of the images have been published and appeared in Y Cymro, 6, 7 & 13 August 1959.
Computer file. Aberystwyth : National Library of Wales, 2000-2002 (Geoff Charles digitisation project) Original, master file captured in uncompressed TIFF format. Minimal tonal adjustments using levels and curves in PhotoShop. Master files archived as pc format TIFFS. On-screen display files resized and adjusted for viewing on gamma 2.2 monitors in PhotoShop and saved in JPEG format. 25 image files; Heidelberg Nexscan F4100 capture device using Linocolor v6.0.4 software. Filter settings: light contour-0.5, dark countour-0.5, smoothnes-0.6, countour width-1.0, scan spot size-4.0. Target resolution for hi-res capture was 300dpi at a factor of 450% resulting in +/- 6000 x 5000 pixels; screen res:+/- 600 x 500 pixels at 72dpi; screen-res and thumbnail copies use jpeg compression at setting: 7 in Adobe Photoshop v6.0; 8 bit grayscale; hi-res TIFFs: Gray Gamma 1.8 icc profile embedded.
2002 ; scanned. Reprographic Unit, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion ; capture device operator : Kate Harper.
Subject: [Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru (1959 : Caernarfon, Wales) ]