Abstract: Images of Derick Heathcote Amory's first official visit to Wales to see several farms in Glamorgan, Breconshire and Carmarthenshire, including images of him being shown a potato crop, wheat crop, silos, a cattle herd and a shelter belt; together with group portraits of the minister with the tour party. Among those who accompanied him were D Walters Davies (NAAS), T E Gwilliam, T J Owen, Morgan Jones (Welsh Secretary), H Gormund, Garnon Williams and Mervyn Davies.
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 Farmers' Weekly, 8 October 1954 and Montgomeryshire Express and Radnor Times, 9 October 1954.
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. 12 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.
Subject: [Amory, Derick Heathcote , Davies, David Walters , Jones, John Morgan ]