The Mary Dugdale at Night, River Tawe, Swansea, circa 1840

The Mary Dugdale birthed on the River Tawe, glowing in the light of the copper furnaces.  Angorai’r Mary Dugdale ar Afon Tawe, yn disgleirio yng ngoleuni’r ffwrneisi copr. Here the Mary Dugdale sits peacefully on the River Tawe at night, but the toxic smoke from the copper smelting works tells us that not everyone was […]