Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Merthyr Tydfil

formerly in: Glamorgan


N.B.Position of marker is approximate and does not necessarily show the exact location of the site.

Place OS Grid Ref: SO0506

Museum
Former residence of the Crawshay family, overlooking their Ironworks, and completed 1825 by Robert Lugar, who was given a maximum budget of £30,000. Acquired by Merthyr Council 1909 as a school, and now primarily as a Museum.

Artworks at this site:
Salome
artist: Alfred Janes
about 1930-1940
Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Merthyr Tydfil
 'Sackcloth and Ashes', Tip Girls Leaving Work, South Wales Coal District 'Sackcloth and Ashes', Tip Girls Leaving Work, South Wales Coal District
artist: Thomas Henry Thomas
about 1879
Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Merthyr Tydfil
 The Engagement The Engagement
artist: Ivor Williams
about 1940-1950
Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Merthyr Tydfil
Deposition; or The Death of Saul
Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Merthyr Tydfil
Entry Into Jerusalem
Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Merthyr Tydfil
  Adoring Angels Adoring Angels
artist: Thomas Cooper Gotch
about 1880
Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Merthyr Tydfil
 Descente de Croix Descente de Croix
artist: S. Curnow Vosper
probably 1920s
Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Merthyr Tydfil
  The Presentation in the Temple The Presentation in the Temple
artist: Frederic Leighton
Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Merthyr Tydfil
 Representing the Bodily Pain from the Passion Representing the Bodily Pain from the Passion
artist: Joseph Henry Thomas
Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Merthyr Tydfil
Aberfan Calvary
artist: W. Richardson
about 1966-1970
Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Merthyr Tydfil



Other sites at Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan
Church of St David
Church of St Margaret
Church of St Tydfil





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