Item JPJ002a. - [Tanat Valley Light Railway - cutting the sod #1]

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[Tanat Valley Light Railway - cutting the sod #1]


  • [1899]. (Creation)

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1 glass negative : black and white, 165 x 120 mm.

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Crowds watching the sod-cutting ceremony at Pontywaen by the Countess of Powis. Note that JPJ003 and JPJ004 are better quality images of the same event. The Montgomery County Times and Shropshire and Mid-Wales Advertiser dated 16th September 1899 gives an account of the proceedings.

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Access to the original items by authorised permission only. Users are directed to use the digital images.

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Preferred citation JPJ002a.

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