Abstract: Images of the Cerdd Dant Festival held in Old Colwyn, showing a folk singing party from Pontrhydyfen, who had won a special competition for two part singing groups and whose members included Richard Burton's sister Mrs Hilda Owen, gathered in front of a bus, two girls rehearing their singing with a harp, three women who were responsible for selling written adjudications, festival officials and helpers, competitors and the harpist Eleanor Dwyryd with Gwilym Bethel, secretary of the Cerdd Dant Society; together with a group portrait of pupils of Denbigh Grammar School, who had won first prize in a competition for unison choirs under 15 years of age and in the folk dancing competition.
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, 20 November 1958.
Computer file. Aberystwyth : National Library of Wales, 2002-2004. (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. 10 image files; Heidelberg Nexscan F4100 capture device using Linocolor v6.0.4 software. Filter settings: light contour-0.5, dark contour-0.5, smoothness-0.6,contour 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:+/- 600x500 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.
2002-2004 ; scanned. Imaging Unit, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion.
Subject: [Dwyryd, Gwenllian , Gŵyl Cerdd Dant (1958: Old Colwyn)]