The Welsh Folk Museum and its Development
Folk Museums, History of Museum, Collections, Museum Development
A booklet detailing the development of the museum. Says that ’Wales can claim to have been for many years a pioneer British country in fostering the collection of folk material and in folk life research’ and how they have understood the importance of collecting. Images in black and white. Talks about the development of the collection and how the department for Folk Life in the national museum was set up in 1936 and how the creation of a folk museum was vital for post-war needs. It has a bit of history about the house and how it developed. ‘St. Fragans will become, I trust, a concentration of all which characterizes Wales’.
Iorweth C. Peate, St. Fragan's Museum
Cover, page 169 and 170
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1951, United Kingdom, Wales, Cardiff