'Fred Melenydd Roberts, the 6 year old Harpist, Llandrindod Wells.'

A studio portrait for a commercial postcard.  Publisher not identified.  Provenance not known.

The reverse side mentioning the countries where a written message is not acceptable includes 'Servia', which is the pre-Great War spelling.

From the Reg Hall Collection.

Fred Melenydd Roberts was the son of John Roberts (Telynor Maldwyn) - the harpist of Maldwyn, Newtown, Montgomery, Wales, by his second wife Eliza Davies.

John Roberts was the son of John Roberts (Telynor Cymru) - the harpist of Wales.

Fred Melenydd Roberts was born Jan-Mar 1901 so this picture was 1907.

Bob Cumberbatch - 31.3.2010