Document referenceHRA/DXGC232
Level of description Fonds
TitleHughes family of Hughesovka, photographs of town and family
Datec1890s
BackgroundJohn Hughes was approached by the Russian government in 1869 to found heavy industry in the Donbass region of Ukraine. He left Wales for Russia in 1870, and the town of Hughesovka soon grew around the works he founded there
DescriptionModern reproductions of photographs of Hughes family, industrial and market scenes at Hughesovka. Copies made circa 1990
LanguageEnglish
Extent46 photographs
Physical characteristicsGood condition
AppraisalAll records which meet the collection policy of the Glamorgan Archives have been retained.
Source of AcquisitionPurchased from the Welsh Folk Museum
Finding AidsA detailed catalogue is available at the Glamorgan Archives.
Access statusNo restrictions.
Conditions of accessNo restrictions.
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