Abstract: Images of the traditional Welsh country wedding of Mona Griffiths ac Esmor Owen, organised by Llwyd o'r Bryn, showing a group of local men with a man firing a shot from his rifle which was a tradition to scare crows away from the wedding, a group of men, including Llwyd o'r Bryn, with some horses and dogs, which were to be released as Mona Griffiths left the houses as a symbol of her dowry, a group of children with a sign that reads "A'r Cyfan yn Eiddo i Mari" (And everything belongs to Mary), referring to the animals that were to be released, the crowd gathered at the chapel, the bride and groom at the doorway of the chapel, a girl giving a horseshoe to the bride, a small girl holding a tambourine and the father and bride outside the chapel.
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, 5 March 1959.
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.