The Digital Mirror: Treasures of the National Library of Wales
November 18, 2003 2:52 AM   Subscribe

The Digital Mirror: Treasures of the National Library of Wales. Online collections related to Welsh history and culture - the Mary Dillwyn Album (a Victorian family photography album), autobiography of a smuggler, Lloyd George's 1886 diary, witchcraft in 17th century Flintshire, the 'Black Book of Carmarthen', a letter in the hand of Ann Griffiths, hymn writer, the Book of Taliesin (14th century), and more.
posted by plep (5 comments total)

 
Yay, plep is back with a great heaping dose of pleperrific links!

Thanks for blogging your Nepal trip - it looks like it was a marvelous one! Glad to have you safely back.
posted by madamjujujive at 3:31 AM on November 18, 2003


Thanks so much for this! I'm very interested in Welsh language and culture, so this is a goldmine!

(I want to give a shout out to my dawgs in Llandrindod Wells! Prince Llewelyn, you are my homie and I will mourn you until I join you.)
posted by Mayor Curley at 4:29 AM on November 18, 2003


Wow. These are great. Thanks!
posted by Joey Michaels at 10:17 AM on November 18, 2003


Bendigedig! Diolch plep.
posted by ceiriog at 10:35 AM on November 18, 2003


And it keeps getting better. They've digitised the whole run of Y Brython, a 19th century Welsh language magazine, just to see how much work it would entail. They're intending to digitise "the whole of the Library's collection of pre-1900 Welsh and Wales-related periodicals on preservation microfilm".

This is good.
posted by ceiriog at 11:05 AM on November 18, 2003


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