Abstract: Images taken at the 1948 National Eisteddfod of Wales at Bridgend, including images of the chairing ceremony (GCC91058-GCC91088), won by Dewi Emrys, and outside the pavilion after the ceremony; Erfyl Fychan in his ceremonial robes (GCC91089-GCC91090); the coronation ceremony (GCC91186-GCC91197), won by Euros Bowen; the Cymro cup presentation, won by Sale Choir and presented by Jim Griffiths MP and officially by Mr Emyr Williams of Wrexham (GCC91129-GCC91140, GCC91147-GCC91152); the flooded field (GCC91095-GCC91100); a group of flower girls (GCC91102-GCC91104); Y Cymro and Hughes a'i fab stalls on the field (GCC91101, GCC91108, GCC91111-GCC91112, GCC91153-GCC91155) group portraits and portrait photographs of various competitors and visitors, including Llanberis Women's Choir (GCC91092-GCC91093), William Owen Roberts of Pwllheli, winner of the under 21 reciting competition (GCC91091), Holyhead Folk Dancing group (GCC91113-GCC91120), Seion Glan Aman singing group (GCC91121-GCC91122), the winner of the operatic solo being congratulated (GCC91141-GCC91143), Heulwen Huws, winner of the folk singing competitions under 14 and under 18 (GCC91324), Emlyn Jones of Denbigh, third in the under 18 folk singing competition (GCC91322), Alun Cymric Williams, joint first in the short drama competition (GCC91323), Dongwynlais Brass Band members (GCC91156-GCC91159), two ladies from Maesteg (GCC91123-GCC91128), young people relaxing on the field (GCC91160-GCC91164), Ena Chandhuri, a visitor from Calcutta (GCC91105-GCC91107) and Keidrych Rhys (GCC91109-GCC91110), together with images of a café in Bridgend (GCC91166-GCC91169).
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 & 13 August 1948.
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. 0 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 , Trefin Phillips, Edgar , Erfyl Fychan , Emrys, Dewi , Bowen, Euros , Rhys, Keidrych , Griffiths, James , Côr Merched Llanberis , Sale Choral Society , Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru (1948 : Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr) ]