Browse these galleries to learn more about Welsh copper through images of sites, objects and documents. If you have an image you would like to contribute please contact us.
view Welsh Chapels
Many chapels were built by copperworkers in their settlements. Some of them survive today and are important pieces of evidence for the social aspects of industrial archaeology.
view Hafod-Morfa Pictures 16-03-13
Pictures of the Hafod-Morfa site taken on 16 March 2013, shortly after clearance work etc had started.
view English Copper Archaeology
Much of the copper smelted in Wales was processed in England, particularly to the Bristol area for the brass industry. These images show some of the places relating to copper concerns in Swansea.
view Welsh copper in Australia
Images from world industrial archaeology expert, Stephen Hughes, of sites in Australia that related to Wales's world historic copper industry.
view The Hafod-Morfa Site
view Ministerial Visit 12 June 2014
Pictures of the visit of WelshGovernment Minister, John Griffiths AM, to the Hafod -Morfa Copperworks site, 12 June 2014. Pho graphs kindly supplied by Chris Reynolds of Academi Hywel Teifi, Swansea University.