The National Library of Wales has until recently been devoid of a photographic portrait of one of the best-loved writers to have heralded from Wales, Roald Dahl.

That has now been rectified with their recent acquisition of a portrait by photographer Mark Gerson. The portrait, purchased at an auction at Bonhams, will now join a collection of special edition books by the author that are held at the library.

To see the recently acquired portrait and for more on the story, visit the WalesOnline website.

Read a previous article about Roald Dahl on the blog.

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