Abstract: Images of people and places in Ebbw Vale, who were preparing or being prepared for the National Eisteddfod being held at Ebbw Vale in 1958, showing Glyncoed Primary School children practising the flower dance for the chairing ceremony, the poet Edgar Phillips (Trefin) sitting in his bardic chair, Ebbw Vale railway station, a group of school children learning to sing in Welsh, workers preparing the Eisteddfod field and setting up the Pavilion, the Pavilion notice boards, Park Hotel with scaffolding erected around it, Emyr Jones, general secretary of Ebbw Vale Eisteddfod discussing matters with Eddie Williams, secretary of the Art and Crafts Committee, Maxwell Fraser, who was married to Edgar Phillips and a sculpture that belonged to her.
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, 24 July 1958.
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. 15 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: [Trefin Phillips, Edgar , Glyncoed Primary School (Ebbw Vale, Wales) , Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru (1958 : Ebbw Vale, Wales) ]