Abstract: Images of the 1956 National Eisteddfod of Wales from Aberdare, including images of teams of colliers from Windsor Colliery, Abertridwr (E56/034-036), Lewis Colliery, Merthyr (E56/037-039) and Great Mountain Colliery, Tymbl (E56/040), John Kimber, a judge measuring a wire in the competition for colliers (E56/041), children waiting for the preliminary contest (E56/042-43) and in the preliminary contest (E56/044-45A), the cricket match between Glamorgan and Australia in Swansea (E56/046-47), baby John Elwyn Richards with his aunt Melrose Bodycombe (E56/048-49) and Meinwen Llywelyn and Gaynor Morgan Rees wearing traditional Welsh costume (E56/050).
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, 10 August 1956.
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. 17 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: [Glamorgan County Cricket Club. , Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru (1956 : Aberdâr) ]