'Conway Castle and Suspension Bridge, from the Landing Place'

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Where: Conway Rd, United Kingdom

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When: 01 January 1880

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Creator: Francis Bedford (1816 - 1894)
Date: c. 1880
Format: Albumen print
Collection: National Media Museum Collection
Inventory no: 1990-5037_B1_2170

Construction of Conway castle began in 1283. The Castle was designed by James of St George (c. 1230 - 1308) and was an important part of King Edward I's (1239 - 1307) plan of surrounding Wales with fortifications to subdue the Welsh.


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    T Martin2010

    • 30/Oct/2013 20:58:48

    Great photo.

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    mcwidi_2

    • 30/Oct/2013 21:15:06

    This is an interesting image, thanks for sharing.

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    pwllgwyngyll

    • 02/Nov/2013 00:28:32

    Nice photo, Only about 16 miles from where i live near Menai

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    L. Neale Clifton

    • 02/Nov/2013 14:31:28

    A nice, restful picture.

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    swanq

    • 30/Nov/2013 18:02:45

    Similar view as Photochrom, from the Library of Congress: [Castle and suspension bridge, Conway (i.e. Conwy), Wales] (LOC)