Bangor Art Gallery Posters

Scope and Content

Posters advertising the following exhibitions held at Bangor Art Gallery, c. 1981-1986: 

  • The Menai Bridges
  • Exhibition on the work of Welsh sculptor Gascombe John (1860-1952)
  • Art in Action , a community photographic project on Merseyside
  • The Creative Process
  • Colossus of Roads, relating to engineer Thomas Telford (1757-1834)
  • A Scent of Thyme
  • Exhibitions relating to archaeological drawings and the British School, St Athens

Administrative / Biographical History

Bangor Museum and Art Gallery which is located at Gwynedd Road, Bangor was originally known as the Museum of Welsh Antiquities and based at the University College of North Wales until c. 1967. The University continued to run the gallery and museum until September 1991 when it came under the control of Gwynedd Council.


Material was received on separate occasions, arranged in chronological order and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

Access Information

Open to all users


Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, August 2002.

Other Finding Aids

Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department, University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 33949-33953, 35327-35345

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Related Material

Also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor are the Museum of Welsh Antiquities Papers . A collection level description is available on the Archives Hub . See also Papers of G.B. Owen, former deputy registrar at the University, relating to Bangor Museum, reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 26196-26210