A photograph of Conwy Castle in Wales, taken by Samuel Smith, c. 1855. Construction of Conwy Castle began in 1283.
The castle was designed by James of St George (c. 1230-1308) and was an important part of King Edward I's (1239-1307) plan of surrounding Wales with fortifications to subdue the Welsh people.
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- The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
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- National Science and Media Museum
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