Abstract: Images of the Ellesmere gas works showing men at work in the retort house (gch14544-gch14546), a stoker (gch14547), stokers taking a tea break (gch14548) and having a shower (gch14549), an official checking production (gch14550), a view of the yard and a gasholder (gch14551), a worker selling a bag of coke (gch14552), a view of the equipment for scrubbing and cleaning gas (gch14553), the gasman delivering a bill (gch14554), a man checking equipment and carrying out smoke checks (gch14555-gch14556), men fixing a gas leak in the street (gch14557) and two women in the works showroom (gch14558).
Part of: Casgliad Geoff Charles Collection,
Charles, Geoff, 1909-2002.
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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. 15 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: [Ellesmere Gas Works (Ellesmere, Shropshire) ]