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Quiz: When Welsh ships sailed the seas

The Breconian was built in 1906 and registered in Aberystwyth. She was sailed by Welshmen across the oceans of the world for thirty years. There is a portrait of The Breconian in Amgueddfa Cymru's collections. It reveals a fascinating insight into days gone by.
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Q1. Roughly how many paintings are there in Amgueddfa Cymru's industrial collections?

 1. 150

 2. 200

 3. 250

 4. 300

Q2. When did John Mathias have The Breconian built?

 1. 1876

 2. 1886

 3. 1896

 4. 1906

Q3. What was the name of the shipping company John Mathias formed in 1883?

 1. The Glanrheidol Steamship Company

 2. The Reardon Smith Line

 3. The Graig Shipping PLC

 4. The Bont Shipping Company

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