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Aldo Bacchetta - Around Porth: The Story Behind the Picture - 9780752424965 - V9780752424965
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Around Porth: The Story Behind the Picture

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Description for Around Porth: The Story Behind the Picture Paperback. The story behind the picture port Num Pages: 128 pages, 200ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKWS; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 166 x 8. Weight in Grams: 292.

This fascinating collection of archive images captures the essence of community life in Porth during the last century and the town’s intrinsic role in the industrial and commercial history of the Rhondda.

The rural character of this part of South Wales is recalled in images of farmers ploughing their fields and timeless views of the surrounding valleys, while snapshots of the Hetty engine and soot-covered miners reveal the industrial heritage of the district. From local shops and businesses, royal visits and street parties, to clubs and societies, including the Pentref Bowmen Archery Club, and the Royal Welsh Male Choir, which sang ... Read more

Accompanied by detailed and informative text, this volume also remembers the local people who lived and worked in this vibrant community: the miners, sportsmen, traders, nurses and teachers who contributed to the history of Porth.

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