Charles Smith Allen, Tredegar House, Tenby


Allen produced a set of brightly hand coloured carte de visite of women in Welsh costume, entitled ‘Welsh Peasants’ dated 1870s or 1880s

Most of the following are probably by him. Some were published as postcards by Francis Frith.

Woman in Welsh hat and costume, seated by a papier mache rock, smoking a pipe. (Ceredigion Museum 2008.111.1)

Two old women in Welsh hats taking tea (NLW Album 1048, PA 9793)

Six young women with Welsh hats at market stall. (NLW Album 1048, PA 9794)

Three old women, one with Welsh hats with cockle baskets. (NLW Album 1048, PA 9795)

Two young women with Welsh hats. (NLW Album 1048, PA 9796)

Young women with Welsh hat, ribbon bow in front. (NLW Album 1048, P 5505)

Portrait of young woman and girl in Welsh hats, basket of eggs. One with hat ribbon bow on right, the other with ribbon bow on left. ‘Welsh Costume’ (NLW Album 1048, PB5620)

Portrait of three women, one in what may be a felt Welsh hat ‘Welsh Peasants, Langham fishwives’ (NLW Album 1048, PZ5248/9)

Portrait of three women, one in what may be a felt Welsh hat. All three have separate sleeves. ‘Langwm Fish Women’ (NLW Album 1048, PZ 5248/2)

Portrait of 3 women taking tea. Brightly hand-coloured photo (NLW Album 1048, PZ 8228)

Cambrian Album of Welsh Costumes. 10 rather poor prints derived from photographs, mostly of women in Welsh costume (NMW, St Fagans, 47.1)