Abstract: Images of various aspects of village life in Llanfachreth after the electricity supply was cut off when the local company that supplied their electricity was voluntarily dissolved having refused to transfer the service to the Electricity Board when electric was nationalised, showing a group singing around a piano in the village hall (GCH10522, GCH10530), the owner of the village shop working by gaslight and some customers (GCH10523, GCH10532-GCH10537), a man standing with a cylinder in the church, which supplied it with electricity (GCH10524), a man adjusting a [generator] (GCH10526) and a group of children in a living room and one of the boys shoveling coal into a bucket (GCH10525, GCH10527) and children in the village (GCH10528-GCH10529, GCH10531).
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, 31 January 1957.
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. 16 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.
2001 ; scanned. Reprographic Unit, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion ; capture device operator : Simon Evans.