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  • ArticlesThe Great War: Britain’s Efforts and Ideals

    1 August 2014

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    This exhibition displays all 66 works from the 1917 print portfolio “The Great War: Britain’s Efforts and Ideals”, commissioned by the Ministry of Information.

  • GalleriesCoal Miners' Badges

    13 July 2012

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    There are many examples of badges connected to the coal industry. These badges were usually produced during industrial disputes or following mining disasters and were often sold to raise funds. Amgueddfa Cymru have several hundred examples of these these badges, some of which are now available to view online.

  • ArticlesCaptain Scott's Welsh Flag

    1 March 2012

    [image: Captain Scotts Welsh Flag]

    The textile collection of Amgueddfa Cymru includes several Welsh flags. Most were originally hoisted above civic buildings; one has even flown in outer space! The oldest and largest example in the collection is associated with another daring mission — Captain Robert Falcon Scott's 1910-13 British Antarctic Expedition.

  • GalleriesJohn Cornwell

    10 January 2012

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  • GalleriesCoal Miners' Badges

    13 July 2012

    [image: coal miners' badges]

    There are many examples of badges connected to the coal industry. These badges were usually produced during industrial disputes or following mining disasters and were often sold to raise funds. Amgueddfa Cymru have several hundred examples of these these badges, some of which are now available to view online.

  • GalleriesJohn Cornwell

    10 January 2012

    [image: John Cornwell Photographs]

    John Cornwell was a freelance photographer who took many photographs of collieries, both underground and on the surface, during the 1970s and early 1980s. He perfected a method of underground photography using the standard colliery lighting and was able to photograph coal faces, roadways, shafts and equipment with amazing clarity.

  • GalleriesAftermath: remembering the Great War in Wales

    10 November 2011

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    The decision taken in 1915 to ban the repatriation of bodies from the battlefield had far reaching consequences in the commemoration process. Here we present a selection of the many hundreds of local war memorials built across Wales following the Great War

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