Abstract: Images of the ceremony of the proclamation of the Queen at Oswestry [and Shrewsbury], showing the Mayor on the steps of the Guild Hall at Oswestry reading the proclamation with councillors standing at either side of him (gch02598), the proclamation at [Shrewsbury Shire Hall & Castle] (gch02600-gch02601, gch02604), troops on parade on the square [in Shrewsbury] (gch02599), councillors and soldiers parading at Shrewsbury Castle and soldiers cheering in the castle grounds (gch02602-gch02603), together with footballers observing a minute's silence before the start of the match between Oswestry Town and Halesowen at the Victoria ground (gch02606).
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 Oswestry & Border Counties Advertiser, 13 February 1952.
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. 9 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.
Subject: [Oswestry (England) Corporation, Oswestry Town Football Club , Halesowen Town FC (Soccer Club: England, Halesowen) , Shrewsbury Castle (England) ]