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Posted - 19-10-2016

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VIDEO: An insight into ‘Aberfan: Black October’ Exhibition

Half a century after the tragic Aberfan disaster two exhibitions are held at The National Library of Wales to commemorate those who lost their lives in one of the worst mining disasters in Wales during the 20th century.

Here’s a video which was broadcast live on Periscope, on 17 October 2016, which gives us an insight into what’s available in our ‘Aberfan: Black October‘ exhibition.

 


 

The second exhibition, ‘Aberfan: The Days After’ is a collection of photographs by I. C. Rapoport. These black and white photographs, poignantly illustrate the thoughts and feelings of the community in the days following the tragedy.

Both exhibitions will be shown in the Library until 14 January 2017.

 

To view more live broadcasts from the Library follow us on:

Twitter: @NLWales

Periscope: @NLWales

 

Bethan Rees ~ Digital Access

 

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