Abstract: Images of Banbury and its market showing an overview of the large car park, the ladies toliet, animal pens, animals being loaded and unloaded, lorries being washed, traffic in the streets around the market, the signs marking different entrances and animals in the sale ring.
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 the Oswestry & Border Counties Advertiser, 10 November & 17 November 1954., As Oswestry Town Council intended to embark on a project of re-planning and extending the Smithfield Market, the Oswestry & Border Counties Advertiser sent representatives to visit Banbury Market which had one of the biggest through-puts of all varieties of stock in the country. They also traced the story of Banbury and its market since 1925 and featured extensively its workings and amenities. The traffic and parking facilities were also observed and illustrated in this series of pictures.
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. 34 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.
2001 ; scanned. Reprographic Unit, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion ; capture device operator : Simon Evans.