Robin Weaver | South Wales, 1970s
After leaving Newport College of Art in the 1970s Robin worked as a photographer for the South Wales Argus. Aside from his day job photographing everything from mayoral visits to rugby matches, Robin followed his passion of documentary photography – capturing the everyday lives of people in and around the valleys of South Wales.
Minding the baby. Splott, Cardiff, 1975.
Minding the baby. Splott, Cardiff, 1975.

Photo © Robin Weaver.
Corner Shop in Splott, Cardiff, 1970s.
Corner Shop in Splott, Cardiff, 1970s.

Photo © Robin Weaver.
Kids in Newport, South Wales, 1970s.
Kids in Newport, South Wales, 1970s.

Photo © Robin Weaver.
Boy on a Raleigh Chopper. Newport, South Wales, 1970s.
Boy on a Raleigh Chopper. Newport, South Wales, 1970s.

Photo © Robin Weaver.
Newport, South Wales, 1970s.
Newport, South Wales, 1970s..

Photo © Robin Weaver.
Pill, Newport, 1970s.
Pill, Newport, 1970s.

Photo © Robin Weaver.
Local kids heckle a preacher. Cardiff Arms Park, 1970s.
Local kids heckle a preacher. Cardiff Arms Park, 1970s.

Photo © Robin Weaver.
Llandovery, South Wales, 1970s.
Llandovery, South Wales, 1970s.

Photo © Robin Weaver.
Pancake Race. Bettws, 1970s.
Pancake Race. Bettws, 1970s.

Photo © Robin Weaver.
Blaenavon, South Wales, 1970s.
Blaenavon, South Wales, 1970s.

Photo © Robin Weaver.
A foggy day in Troedyrhiw, Merthyr Tydfil, 1970s.
A foggy day in Troedyrhiw, Merthyr Tydfil, 1970s.

Photo © Robin Weaver.
Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, 1977.
Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, 1977.

Photo © Robin Weaver.
Abergavenny, South Wales, 1970s.
Abergavenny, South Wales, 1970s.

Photo © Robin Weaver.
Outdoor market, Newport, South Wales, 1974
Outdoor market, Newport, 1974.

Photo © Robin Weaver.
Merthyr Shopping Centre, 1970s.
Merthyr Shopping Centre, 1970s.

Photo © Robin Weaver.
Aberbeeg, Abertillery, Gwent, South Wales, 1976.
Aberbeeg, Abertillery, Gwent, South Wales, 1976.

Photo © Robin Weaver.
Blaenavon, South Wales, 1970s.
Blaenavon, South Wales, 1970s.

Photo © Robin Weaver.
Ebbw Vale Steelworkers.
Ebbw Vale Steelworker are informed their plant is to shut down, 1970s.

Photo © Robin Weaver.

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