Land of Forges and Fire: Merthyr Tydfil in the 1800s

Rita Singer, Susan Fielding

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products


This is a short film focusing on French and German travellers to the industrial town of Merthyr Tydfil in the mid-nineteenth century and their descriptions of the town. The film was produced by Treehouse Media and the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales in partnership with Bangor University and the Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies as part of the AHRC funded project “European Travellers to Wales”.
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputFilm
Publication statusPublished - 19 Apr 2018
Externally publishedYes


  • Wales
  • Germany
  • France
  • Tourism
  • Industry
  • Travel Writing
  • Digital heritage
  • Documentary film
  • Film
  • Animation
  • History of travel


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