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William Williams, Caledfryn (1801-1869)

WILLIAMS, William, ap Caledfryn (1837 - 1915)

[image: William Williams, Caledfryn (1801-1869)]

Date: 1861

Media: oil on canvas

Size: 61.0 x 50.8 cm

Acquired: 1947; Gift; Miss Gwladys Phillips

Accession Number: NMW A 5164

William Williams, Caledfryn was a Congregational minister, poet and critic. Trained as a weaver he was later ordained as a minister and published a number of books in Welsh. These included volumes of poetry and guides to reading and writing Welsh. This image shows Caledfryn delivering a sermon from a pulpit or reading desk and was painted by his son, also called William.

This work is currently on display:

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Gallery 5

National Museum Cardiff, Level 4

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2 comments

Amgueddfa Cymru on 1 November 2013, 09:14

Dear nithin, this work is an oil painting, drawn on canvas.
Graham Davies, Online Curator

nithin thomas on 23 October 2013, 09:30

could u plece tell me what is this painting is made from?

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