Fonds GB 0210 AJSYLVESTER - A J Sylvester Collection

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A J Sylvester Collection


  • [1923-1945]. (Creation)

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502 photographs: b&w; 290 x 210 mm or smaller.

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Purchase; 199

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Photographs taken by A J Sylvester of David Lloyd George, his families and entourage. The majority are of motoring holidays and cruises to mainland Europe. Included are his cruise on 'Sabrina' in 1929 and recalled in chapter 14 of 'The Real Lloyd George' by A J Sylvester (London, 1947).Others are of D Ll G's estate at Churt.

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Arranged in five bound volumes numbered 1839-1843. Each contains approximately 100 prints.

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Access to the original work by authorised permission only. Users are directed to use the digital image.

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Copyright belongs to NLW

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These are recent prints produced at the National Library of Wales from the original negatives. The original negatives have been duplicated at NLW.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; LCTGM; and GMGPC


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  • English



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