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Engraving of Llandudno town

From the Stacks – Hidden Stories from the Welsh Collection

Discover Romanian born author Hymen Kaner and how he set up a printing press in a well known Welsh town.

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A reader in the Reading Room

A selection of new Welsh related books that have been received by the Library from June 2023

As a copyright Library, NLW has a right to receive a copy of all UK print publications.

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Diseases of the Hip, Knee and Ankle Joint

How a surgeon from Anglesey's book published over 70 years before the formation of the NHS is still informing patient care today.

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Ben Bach the Balladeer

From suspicious double entendres to love songs and ballads, the Pembrokeshire dialect is being preserved for the future through song.

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Painting of Lady Charlotte Guest

A Rare Edition of the Mabinogion

Charlotte Guest's own copy of her translation of the Mabinogion into English is an important addition to the Library's Arthurian collection.

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Paul Robeson standing behind a lecturn

Paul Robeson and Wales

Paul Robeson will always be closely associated to Wales. Browse some of the items relating to him on our collection.

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Lithograph of Hay-on-Wye

The Hay Festival

How did a small, quiet town in Powys ended up hosting one of the biggest literary festivals in the world?

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Some of the most commonly tagged things in the 19th century photo collection

Assessing the accuracy of crowdsourced image tags at The National Library of Wales.

How our award winning volunteer programme contributes to crowdsourced projects.

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A Tribute to Graham Thomas

With a significant scholarly contribution, he was an erudite, knowledgeable and inspiring colleague.

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