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Teitl Cymraeg/Welsh title: Fy mam (yn eistedd), Shan y Lliwdy a Morwyn Bontfaen Ffotograffydd/Photographer: John Thomas Nodyn/Note: Two women standing with Jane Thomas (mother of John Thomas), who is sitting between them.

Siani Pen-y-bont, Aberffraw. Taken by John Thomas in 1838-1905. Reproduced by permission of The National Library of Wales

These 19th century pictures of women in Welsh costumes are enchanting

A man and a woman in national dress (Jones). Source: LlGC ~ NLW (Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru/National Library of Wales) on Flickr.    John Thomas, ca. 1885.

A man and a woman in national dress (Jones). Source: LlGC ~ NLW (Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru/National Library of Wales) John Thomas, ca.

Algerian woman spinning nostalgerie

Woman spinning wool, Northwest Africa ca. 1895 [note pair of fibula brooch pins holding the shawl on her shoulders, reminiscent of bronze and iron-age styles of clothing: untailored wraps of woven textiles traditional in biblical lands)

Traditional welsh Dress. Unused to have to dress in this every saint David's day.

Welsh spinners and spinning wheel. This color photochrom print was made between 1890 and

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