Abstract: Images of the 1956 National Eisteddfod of Wales at Aberdare, including images of the next archdruid Rev. William Morris (E56/TB/34), leader of Wales International (Cymry ar Wasgar), Levi D. Jones with Erfyl Fychan (E56/TB/35) and members of Wales International (Cymry ar Wasgar) parading towards the pavilion (E56/TB/36-41), various participants including winners of the string trio competition Anne Edwards, Gwilym Lewis and Glenys Williams (E56/TB/42-43), children's dance groups from Aberdare, Cwmbach, Aberpennar and Abercynon (E56/TB/44-46, 48, 51), a choir from Penygroes (E56/TB/47), a mime group from Aberdare (E56/TB/49), Margaret Morgan Jones and Morris Eirianfa (E56/TB/50), Anthony Thomas Jones, winner of the tenor under 25 years old competition (E56/TB/53), a madrigal party from Penrhyndeudraeth (E56/TB/56), Jim, Aled and John Jones, three brothers from Newcastle Emlyn (E56/TB/59), the Blue Ribbon winners Anita Williams and Eric Mortimore (E56/TB/60), and a group from Anglesey (E56/TB/61), Tudwal Humphrey, Valerie Jones and Llinos Jones with pamphlets relating to the Leila Megane Fund (E56/TB/52), a group from Llangefni, hosts of next year's Eisteddfod (E56/TB/54-55), David Davies, a blacksmith from Llanelli (E56/TB/57), and Mrs J. E. Hughes, Mrs S. J. Jones and Mr W. Lloyd (E56/TB/58).
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 & 16 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. 28 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: [Morris, William , Erfyl Fychan , Jones, John Gwilym , Wales International (Organization) , Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru (1956 : Aberdâr) ]