Abstract: Images of the Oswestry Agricultural Society show, attended by nearly 16,000 people, showing owners with their prizewinning cows, horses and sheep (GCH08529, GCH08530, GCH08532, GCH08533, GCH08534, GCH08538), competitors receiving prizes for their animals (GCH08531, GCH08539), a woman holding a Clun Forest sheep (GCH08535), and Mrs Pat Jones wearing a hat (GCH08536), together with a portrait of John Hughes, Llwynymain, who was presented with the Royal Agricultural Society's long service medal (GCH08537).
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 Oswestry & Border Counties Advertiser, 3 August 1955.
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. 11 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.