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Slide set: South Wales (lecture: Wrench & Son, 50 slides, in/before 1895)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1**
Chepstow Bridge and the Wye
Slide 2
Newport -- the Bridge, etc.
Slide 3**
Pontypool -- General View
Slide 4**
Crumlin Village and Viaduct
Slide 5
Caerphilly Castle
Slide 6
Cardiff -- St Mary's Street
Slide 7**
Cardiff -- the Castle Keep
Slide 8
Llandaff Cathedral
Slide 9
Cardiff Docks
Slide 10
Penarth Esplanade
Slide 11
Penarth from the Cliffs
Slide 12
Castle Coch -- Vale of Taff
Slide 13
Pontypridd from the Hills
Slide 14**
Pontypridd -- the Old Bridge
Slide 15
Merthyr Tydfil from the South
Slide 16**
Merthyr Tydfil (looking West)
Slide 17
Cyfartha Iron Works
Slide 18
Brecon from Church Tower
Slide 19**
Brecon Castle
Slide 20
Neath Abbey -- General view
Slide 21
Neath Abbey -- the River Front
Slide 22
Swansea -- View across the Town
Slide 23**
Swansea -- the Vale of Tawe
Slide 24**
Swansea -- the Mining District
Slide 25**
Oystermouth -- General View
Slide 26**
Oystermouth Castle
Slide 27
Mumbles, from the Railway
Slide 28
Mumbles -- View on the Shore
Slide 29
Bracelet Bay and Mumbles Head
Slide 30**
Llanstephan Castle
Slide 31**
Carmarthen -- Riverside View
Slide 32
Carmarthen from the Hills
Slide 33
Tenby -- Old Arched Bastion
Slide 34
Tenby and the Castle Hill
Slide 35
Tenby -- St Catherine's Rock
Slide 36
Tenby from St Katherine's Rock
Slide 37
Tenby and the South Sands
Slide 38
Tenby -- North Cliffs and Gasker Rock
Slide 39**
Lydstep Rocks and Cliffs, near Tenby
Slide 40**
Manorbier Castle
Slide 41
Pembroke and the Castle
Slide 42
Pembroke Castle from the Bridge
Slide 43
Milford Haven
Slide 44
Aberystwyth from Pendinas Hill
Slide 45
Aberystwyth Beach from Esplanade
Slide 46
Aberystwyth -- Children on the Shore
Slide 47
Aberystwyth -- University College, Pier, etc.
Slide 48**
Aberystwyth from Constitutional Hill
Slide 49
Aberystwyth Castle Ruins
Slide 50
Nigger Entertainment in Castle Grounds
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Other related organisations

in stock of Watson & Sons, 1896

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1908-1914 (item ref. 1568)

in stock of Josiah T. Chapman, 1909-1912 (item ref. 74)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 47)

in stock of Ivens & Co., 1913

Main type of image
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1895)
Reading or song

South Wales (London: Wrench & Son, 1895)

Related slide set

see generic title South Wales (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)


50 slides known to exist in private collection

1 slide in The Hive, Worcester

16 slides in Manchester Geographical Society Collection

16 slides in Manchester Museum Collection

1 slide in A.H. Whinfield Collection

Lucerna ID  3000369

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 29 April 2024

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