40 Beautiful Images of Wales from the 1890s

Through the magic of “Photochrom” comes these beautiful color images of Wales from the late 19th century.

Photochrom is a process for producing colorized images from black-and-white photographic negatives.

It was most popular in the 1890s, when true color photography had been developed but was still not commercially viable.

Journey with us through beautiful Wales as we listen to a traditional Welsh folk song.

Chepstow
Chepstow
Chain Bridge Hotel, Berwyn Valley, Llangollen
Chain Bridge Hotel, Berwyn Valley, Llangollen
Conwy Castle entrance
Conwy Castle entrance
Dixton Ferry and Church, Monmouth
Dixton Ferry and Church, Monmouth
Gwynant Valley
Gwynant Valley
Happy Valley, Llandudno
Happy Valley, Llandudno
Kidwelly, Carmarthen
Kidwelly, Carmarthen
Llanberis
Llanberis
Llandogo on the Wye
Llandogo on the Wye
Llandudno
Llandudno




Llangollen
Llangollen
Llangollen
Llangollen
Lyn Crafnant, Trefriew
Lyn Crafnant, Trefriew
Monmouth
Monmouth
North Sands, Tenby
North Sands, Tenby
Pier and Pavilion, Colwyn Bay
Pier and Pavilion, Colwyn Bay
South Stack Lighthouse, Holyhead
South Stack Lighthouse, Holyhead
Station Road, Colwyn Bay
Station Road, Colwyn Bay
Tenby
Tenby
The beach at Llandudno
The beach at Llandudno




The bridge, Chepstow
The bridge, Chepstow
The Harbor at Tenby
The Harbor at Tenby
The promenade at Colwyn Bay
The promenade at Colwyn Bay
Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire
Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire
Torrent Walk, Dolgelly
Torrent Walk, Dolgelly
Troy House, Monmouth
Troy House, Monmouth
Vale of Festiniog from Terrace Plas, Festiniog
Vale of Festiniog from Terrace Plas, Festiniog
Vicinity of Newland Church, Monmouth
Vicinity of Newland Church, Monmouth
Welsh spinners and spinning wheel
Welsh spinners and spinning wheel
Abergavenny, Neville Court
Abergavenny, Neville Court




Abergavenny, Sugar Loaf Mountain
Abergavenny, Sugar Loaf Mountain
Bridge at Carmarthen
Bridge at Carmarthen
Bridge over the Monnow, Monmouth
Bridge over the Monnow, Monmouth
Caerphilly Castle
Caerphilly Castle
Carnarvon Castle at sunset
Carnarvon Castle at sunset
Carnarvon Castle
Carnarvon Castle
Cadair Idris and Dyssyni Valley
Cadair Idris and Dyssyni Valley
Bettws-y-Coed
Bettws-y-Coed
Swallow Falls, Fairy Glen, Bettws-y-Coed
Swallow Falls, Fairy Glen, Bettws-y-Coed
Fairy Glen, Bettws-y-Coed
Fairy Glen, Bettws-y-Coed



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David James

David James

I'm an Englishman in Boston. History is a joy—it binds us, it connects us, it guides us. I'm interested in making history more accessible and more fun. Join me on this fantastic voyage through time.

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