View of Crumlin Viaduct from the fields above Hafodyrynys Hill, looking towards Treowen and the Navigation Colliery. Kelvin Thorne Collection.


 

Maesycwmmer Viaduct; posted 2nd January 1907. Hand-coloured. Kelvin Thorne Collection.



Looking across the river towards Newport and the Castle. Posted 17th June 1955.
Kelvin Thorne Collection.


Bellevue Park, Newport, posted 18th February 1918. Kelvin Thorne Collection.



 

Barry Hotel and Broad Street, Barry, dated 25th August 1915 (right in the middle of WW1); below is reproduced the reverse of this card with the poignant message, to Jo from Edie, regarding wounded and recuperating soldiers and the worrying news that there is still no word from 'Wyn', possibly a missing soldier. There's a screenplay in here, just waiting to get out.... Hand-coloured. Kelvin Thorne Collection.


 

The reverse of the 'Barry Hotel' postcard. (August 1915). Kelvin Thorne Collection.




The District Hospital in Abersychan; posted 31st July 1913. Hand-coloured.
Kelvin Thorne Collection.


 

The Avon Llwyd River, Blaenavon, posted 17th April 1929. Kelvin Thorne Collection.



The Avon Valley Reservoir, Blaenavon, posted 5th August 1925. Kelvin Thorne Collection.



'Kemeys  Bridge', now more commonly known as 'Chain Bridge', near Usk. The toll-keeper's house on the right is long-gone. The post-date is illegible, but the card dates from around 1905.
Kelvin Thorne Collection.



Porthcawl Pier and Lighthouse; dated 22nd July 1907. Hand-coloured. Kelvin Thorne Collection.



Gnoll Walk, Neath; posted on the 20th September 1918, just as WW1 was drawing to a close. 
Kelvin Thorne Collection. 


 

Looking across the beach towards Tenby Harbour and the Lifeboat House. Dated sometime in 1931.
Kelvin Thorne Collection.




 

Aber Falls, Gwynedd, North Wales. Posted 6th July 1939. Kelvin Thorne Collection.



Aberglaslyn Pass, Gwynedd, North Wales. Posted 17th June 1914. Kelvin Thorne Collection.



Bettws-y-Coed, Moel Siabod and the River Llugwy, Conwy. Posted 3rd July 1935.
Kelvin Thorne Collection.




 

Llangollen Bridge and Railway Station; posted 31st August 1913. Kelvin Thorne Collection.



 

Conway Castle and Bridge, date16th September 1931. Subtly hand-coloured.
Kelvin Thorne Collection.




Conway Castle, posted 31st December 1902. Kelvin Thorne Collection.


 

Denbigh Castle from Lon Llewellyn, posted 9th August 1938. Kelvin Thorne Collection.



 

Dysynni Bridge, Towyn; posted 9th September 1911. Kelvin Thorne Collection.



 

Happy Valley, Llanfairfechan, Conwy; posted 7th July 1939. Kelvin Thorne Collection.



 

Llyn Peris Lake, Llanberis, Snowdonia; posted 1936. Kelvin Thorne Collection.



Beautifully hand-coloured view of Llandudno Bay; posted 2nd July 1913. Kelvin Thorne Collection.



 

The 'Miners' Bridge' at Bettws-y-Coed, Conwy. Posted 15th April 1912. Kelvin Thorne Collection.
 



The beach at Newport, Pembrokeshire, with the cottage being used by the sender marked with an arrow! Posted on the 23rd July 1952.
Kelvin Thorne Collection.

 

The interior of Newton Church, Porthcawl, built by the Normans around 1180 (it's unclear what '636' stands for). Posted on the 11th January 1908. Kelvin Thorne Collection.

 

 

Plas Mawr (Great Hall), Conwy; the finest surviving example of an Elizabethan town house in Britain. Posted 12th July 1966. Kelvin Thorne Collection.



Very pretty hand-coloured view of Rhyl from the Pier; posted 23rd October 1905.
Kelvin Thorne Collection.



A lovely hand-coloured view of the two Menai Bridges, with 'Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllandisiliogogogoch' added for good measure and the amusement of the tourists. Posted 31st August 1905. Kelvin Thorne Collection.





The entrance to the Fairy Glen Hotel, Dwygyfylchi, Penmaenmawr, Gwynedd. Posted 16th August 1911. Kelvin Thorne Collection.




A hand-coloured and romantic view of an ivy-clad Raglan(d) Castle, when it really was just a ruin - this was before the National Trust or latterly Cadw, had any involvement in it's preservation. No postdate, so date unknown, though probably around the turn of the century (1900). Kelvin Thorne Collection.





Snowdon Mountain Railway, Llanberis Station; posted on the 5th May 1977. Kelvin Thorne Collection.