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Tonypandy
Rhondda Cynon Taf (Cty. bor.)

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Llwynypia Road / Ffordd Y Glowyr

Miner and his Family - Glöwr a'i Deulu

Robert Thomas
1993

Tonypandy /  Miner and his Family - Glöwr a'i Deulu   Tonypandy /  Miner and his Family - Glöwr a'i Deulu

Description

Bronze statue of a coal miner with his wife and baby.

Inscription(s)

This sculpture of a coal miner with his family
was erected by the

Rhondda Civic Society

to commemorate
The Mining Communities of Rhondda
Unveiled by Rt Hon. Viscount Tonypandy P.C. D.C.L.
14 October 1993

Codwyd y cerflun hwn o löwr cyda'i
deulu gan

Gymdeithas Ddinesig Rhondda

i goffau
Cymunedau Glofaol Cwm Rhondda
dadorchuddiwyd gan y Gwir Anrhydeddus Is-iarll Tonypandy P.C. D.C.L.
14 Hydref 1993

Signed: robert thomas sculptor 1993

Annotation

After the sculptor's death, an extra plaque was added with the text Robert Thomas / sculptor of cwmparc / 1926 - 1999.

Tonypandy / Miner and his Family - Glöwr a'i Deulu

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 51°37'48" W 3°27'18"

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