Abstract: Images of the 1949 National Eisteddfod of Wales at Dolgellau, including images of Eisteddfod officials, Committees and Committee members (GCU00158-GCU00163), prize shield and cup (GCU00164-GCU00166), the Eisteddfod choir in rehearsal (GCC91198-GCC91221), a Noson Lawen in Dolgellau (GCC91229-GCC91240), Erfyl Fychan giving instructions for the procession to a group of men (GCC91222-GCC91225), a man practising the 'Corn Gwlad' trumpet (GCC91226-91228), Gorsedd and ceremony members getting dressed in their outfits (GCC91241-GCC91251), the procession, which was lead by Erfyl Fychan (GCC91252-GCC91257), the ceremony at the gorsedd circle (GCC91258-GCC91270, GCC91274-GCC91276), the crowning ceremony and preparations before the ceremony (GCC91271-GCC91273, GCC91277-GCC91297, GCC91325-GCC91327), the 'Cymry ar Wasgar' ceremony (GCC91348-GCC91363) and group portraits and portrait photographs of attendees of the 'Cymry ar Wasgar' ceremony (GCC91298-GCC91321, GCC91337, GCC91339-GCC91345), Eisteddfod flower girls (GCC91364-GCC91369), crowds and visitors on the field (GCC91370-GCC91380), including Freddie Grant, star of the film 'Etifeddiaeth' (GCC91381-GCC91383), the chairing ceremony (GCC91384-GCC91399), and visitors from Chicago and Egypt (GCC91407-GCC91409, GCC91412-GCC91417).
Part of: Casgliad Geoff Charles Collection,
Charles, Geoff, 1909-2002.
Title assigned by cataloguer., Original negatives are glass and digital surrogates have not been produced - images may be consulted in the contact books at the Library's reading rooms., A selection of the images have been published and appeared in Y Cymro, 5 & 12 August 1949.
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. 9 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 , Sir Parry-Williams, T. H. (Thomas Herbert) , Emrys, Dewi , Erfyl Fychan , o'r Bryn Llwyd , Gapper, Robert Lambert , Griffiths, Robert , Jones, J. T. (John Tudor) , Edwards, Ifan ab Owen , Grant, Freddie , Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru (1949 : Dolgellau) ]