Abstract: Images of the 1952 National Eisteddfod of Wales at Aberystwyth, including images of B. Haydn Williams and Tecwyn Evans on stage at the ceremony inviting people to the following year's Eisteddfod at Rhyl (E52/34), contralto soloist Eileen Thomas of Liverpool (E52/35), Trefin with new Orsedd member R. Morton Nance (E52/36), the Gorsedd assembly, over which Cynan presides (E52/37-42), Gorsedd members at the ceremony and afterwards (E52/43-46, 50-55), Cynan accepting a new member to the Gorsedd (E52/47) and holding the Hirlas Horn (Corn hirlas) at the ceremony and accepting a new member to the Gorsedd (E52/48) and Cynan, Erfyl Fychan, R. Morton Nance, Crwys and Trefin holding the ceremonial sword (E52/49).
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, 15 August 1952.
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. 23 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: [Cynan , Trefin Phillips, Edgar , Erfyl Fychan , Crwys , Nance, R. Morton, (Robert Morton) , Evans, D. Tecwyn (David Tecwyn) , Williams, B. Haydn, (Benjamin Haydn) , Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru (1952 : Aberystwyth) ]