Abstract: Images of the 1956 National Eisteddfod of Wales at Aberdare including images of brass bands from Llanrug (E56/TB01), Deiniolen (E56/TB07), Rhumney (E56/TB10) and Deudraeth band (E56/TB08), Lynwen Leach (E56/TB02), conductor Tawe Griffith of London (E56/TB03-04), John Elwyn gold medal winner for his oil painting (E56/TB05-06), K. Mellor of Melingruffydd band (E56/TB09), the Welsh choir from London (E56/TB11), photographer Dafydd Heddwyn Elias of Caerphilly (E56/TB12), reciting and singing parties from Glyn-nedd (E56/TB13), Rhondda (E56/TB14), Ynyshir and Porth (E56/TB27) and Aberdare (E56/TB28), James Griffiths M. P. congratulating the choir from Llanelli (E56/TB15-16 and E56/TB32), the choir celebrating its success ((E56/TB21-22), and Dilys Wynne Williams of Caernarfon congratulating the choir from Llanelli (E56/TB29-30), Erfyl Fychan, Trefin, Dyfnallt and Cynan during the crowning ceremony in which no bard was victorious (E56/TB17-18, E56/TB23-26 and E56/TB31), a children's percussion band from Aberdare (E56/TB19), Shôn and Shân Dwyryd of Dolgellau winners of the 'cerdd-dant' competition (E56/TB20), and Meirion Lewis holding the Eisteddfod crown (E56/TB33).
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, 9 & 10 August 1956.
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. 33 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 , Griffiths, James , Elwyn, John , Dyfnallt , Erfyl Fychan , Trefin Phillips, Edgar , Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru (1956 : Aberdâr) ]