Abstract: Images from the 1959 National Eisteddfod of Wales at Caernarfon including images of crowds at Caernarfon Castle (E59/098, 103, 109), young people at the ["Gwersyll y Werin" campsite on a farm near Caernarfon], including Dafydd Wigley (E59/099-100), the women responsible for the bards' Gorsedd clothing (E59/101), the arts and crafts exhibition (E59/104-105), a group of people enjoying tea and cakes in a tent (E59/107), various participants including Llanberis choir (E59/110), Llanbryn-mair choir (GCU00188), Barry Youth Orchestra (GCU00189), recital parties from Denbigh Grammar School (GCU00190) and Bodffordd (GCU00191), Carys and Betty Pugh of Bala (GCU00193), and two women dressed in traditional Welsh costume near the Welsh Tourist Board stand on the eisteddfod field (GCU00196).
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 6, 7 & 13 August 1959.
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. 22 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: [Wigley, Dafydd , Caernarfon Castle (Caernarfon, Wales) , Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru (1959 : Caernarfon, Wales) ]