Abstract: Images from the 1959 National Eisteddfod of Wales at Caernarfon including images of the choir from Trawsfynydd (GCU00197), Idris Griffiths, Gwyn Jones and tenor David Lloyd (GCU00198), members of Wales International (Cymry ar Wasgar) (GCU00199), Meinir McDonald (GCU00200), tenor Richie Thomas of Penmachno (E59/126), a Gorsedd member (E59/127), Humphrey Ellis presenting Stuart Burrows with the David Ellis award (E59/128), Mrs W. J. Owen presenting Megan Cadfan with an award (E59/129), Glynne Jones conductor of Pendyrus choir receiving a trophy (E59/131), Mrs T. Eryl Owen Jones presenting John Davies, conductor of Treorchy Male Voice Choir with an award (E59/132), Trefor Edwards (E59/133), a couple dressed in traditional Welsh costumes (E59/134), the scoreboard (E59/135), the women responsible for the bards' Gorsedd clothing (E59/136), Eigra Lewis Roberts of Blaenau Ffestiniog winner of the open novel competition (E59/137) and the Arts and Crafts exhibition (E59/139).
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 7 & 13 August 1959.
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. 21 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: [Roberts, Eigra Lewis , Griffith, I. B. (Ifor Bowen) , Burrows, Stuart , Lloyd, David , Thomas, Richie , Jones, Glynne , Wales International (Organization) , Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru (1959 : Caernarfon, Wales) ]