The Copper Smelting Works circa 1880

In the Long House, copper ore was smelted by rows of reverberating furnaces.  Yn y Long House, mwyndoddwyd mwyn copr gan resi o ffwrneisi toddi. In this painting Jeff Phillips opens our eyes to the working conditions of industrial employees in the late 19th century.  By this time, copper smelting had been a Swansea staple […]