Postcards from Tongwynlais – Part 3

Castell Coch postcard girl playing piano

For this third instalment of “Postcards from Tongwynlais“, I present another favourite of mine. The photo on the postcard shows a young girl playing the piano in the kitchen of Castell Coch. This was one of my first postcard purchases and – just like the photo in the first article – I was confused why … more…

Postcards from Tongwynlais – Part 2

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Welcome to the second instalment of our new series featuring postcards from Tongwynlais. This post features a classic view of Castell Coch produced by Frith’s. Follow @mytongwynlais Francis Frith (born 1822) was an early pioneer of photography. He was a founder member of the Liverpool Photographic Society and travelled extensively documenting his journey. After returning … more…

Postcards from Tongwynlais – Part 1

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Welcome to the first instalment of our new series of articles featuring postcards from Tongwynlais. I’ve been collecting postcards for a few years now and I’m planning to post them regularly over the coming months. Follow @mytongwynlais I’ve got lots of postcards featuring Castell Coch but I thought I’d start with one of my favourites … more…