Photos of Wales in the United Kingdom of Great Britain.
Photos of Wales - Cymru. High resolution photographs.
Glamorgan, Ynyshir, Standard Colliery Workmen in 1878
select a county in Wales by clicking on a link to the right or
left side of this page.
people of Wales are some of the original Bretons, the first permanent
inhabitants of the British Isles. The land of the Celts.
Wales is as difficult as describing a wild flower, you know it
and yet it is ever changing, and therefore beyond description.
Wales is picturesque, rich in pasture, with an abundance of hills
and mountains. The people of Wales are unique, they are a proud
people, and for the most part willing to help a neighbour in need,
and yet they are fierce in adversity and normally the ally of the
national anthem of Wales is 'Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau' - Old Land of
is the country that you come to visit when it is a peaceful holiday
that you are looking for. The pace is sometimes slow, and the people
for the most part friendly. You will find photographs of the tiniest
of villages, the towns, and the cities like Bangor, Cardiff, Newport
and Swansea, and the smallest city in the UK - St David's. The
only other city in Wales is St Asaph, a small city, but with its'
website is an archives of old photos of the United Kingdom of
Great Britain, including old photos of England, Ireland, Scotland,
Wales, the rest of the British Isles, and the Republic of Ireland
(which of course is not in the United Kingdom). The website was
initially launched as an aid to family historians and genealogists,
but has now gone way beyond that.
website was launched in July of 2005, with the intention of preserving
old pictures in perpetuity, and displaying as many old photographs
as we can of England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Republic
of Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. I hope those
of you who are researching your family history will find it of
are filed first by country, then by (historical) county, thus
making it simple to find old photos of any location. In addition,
if you want to find a photograph quickly, enter any search term
you like in the search box below.
of the photographs date from the 1890's and 1900's, and there
are even older ones than that. Most vintage photos and antique
photographs in those days were taken by photographers working
for postcard companies, so many of these images are scanned from
old postcards, some of the most interesting being from Victorian
and Edwardian times.
have old photos of the smallest villages, and we have vintage
photos of the great cities like Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow,
Dublin, Belfast, London, Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham.
Amongst this collection of old fotos there is quite a collection
of old photos of people - indeed, many can genuinely be referred
to as antique photos..
with your help - by submitting your own photographs - we can
maintain this position as the best photographic resource on the
internet. Together we can build a wonderful archives of old images
of the United Kingdom in order that generations yet to come may
still enjoy them. If you have any old, vintage, historical, Edwardian
or Victorian pictures of England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales or
the rest of the British Isles, from the earliest years, and right
up to the 1960's, not only of the places you live or have lived,
but also your old family photos, then please do scan them for
display and preservation on this website. Please scan them in
at a high resolution, preferably either 1280 pixels in width,
or for portrait style photographs 1280 pixels in height. Please
take time to read the Copyright Statement. and then email your scanned pictures here.
United Kingdom of Great Britain consists of England, Northern
Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The United Kingdom has arguably
some of the most picturesque countryside and friendliest people
in the whole world, and our photographs of life between the 1890's
and the 1960's will attempt to illustrate some of the beauty
within the four member countries.
the mountains of Wales, to the glens of Scotland. To the unique
architecture of Ireland and the great mansions of England. You
will find antique and vintage photos of all of these countries,
plus old fotos of people, and much more besides.
have built this website into a reference site of great interest,
a unique resource of pics that you will want to return to time
and time again.
are many of us with old photographs and postcards of the countries
that make up the United Kingdom, or of our families that have
lived there. These photos are a pictorial record of our times,
and those of our ancestors, and with your help we can build a
wonderful archives of these images.
Oude Fotos van Engeland, Ierland, Schotland en
Wales in het Verenigd Koninkrijk van Groot-Brittannië.
Vieilles photographies de l'Angleterre, de l'Irlande,
de l'Ecosse et du Pays de Gales au Royaume-Uni de la Grande-Bretagne.
Alte Fotographien von England, von Irland, von
Schottland und von Wales im Vereinigten Königreich von Großbritannien.
Vecchie fotografie dell'Inghilterra, dell'Irlanda,
della Scozia e del Galles nel Regno Unito della Gran Bretagna.
Fotografias velhas de Inglaterra, de Ireland,
de Scotland e de Wales no Reino Unido de Grâ Bretanha.
de Inglaterra, de Irlanda, de Escocia y de País de Gales en el Reino Unido
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