Abstract: Images taken during the 1959 Election in Merioneth, showing the candidates in the hall in Dolgellau as the result was read out and men and women in the hall after the result was announced (gch20988, gch20998), two local ladies cleaning before the election (gch20989-gch20990), the polling booths at Trawsfynydd and Blaenau Ffestiniog (gch20991, gch20997), Plaid Cymru, Labour Party and Liberal stalls at Tywyn (gch20992-gch20994), the declaration of the poll at Dolgellau and the crowds listening to the result (gch20995-gch20996, gch20999), three of the candidates during the election campaign, including Gwynfor Evans (Plaid Cymru) talking at Bryncrug (gch20976), T W Jones (Labour) at his office in Blaenau Ffestiniog (gch20977) and Ben Jones (Liberal) with his wife in Brithdir (gch20978), together with images of election posters and "Vote Labour" written on road signs (gch21000-gch21002).
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, 1 & 15 October 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. 18 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.
Subject: [Jones, T. W. (Thomas William) , Evans, Gwynfor , Plaid Cymru , Labour Party (Great Britain) , Liberal Party (Great Britain) ]