Volume 8 Issue 2


Easter 2002, Vol.VIII No.2

ARTICLES

Exhibition of Antique Furniture in Malta

The Insularity of Malta
David Trump examines why the culture of Malta since the Temple period is different

Antique Church Silver

Francesco Buonamici (1596-1677)
Conrad Thake writes about a leading architect of the Baroque who came to visit Malta in 1635

From the Albert Ganado Collection

Humour and Satire in Old Malta Cards
Giovanni Bonello looks at some political cartoons of past years

Gilded Domes of an Island

The George Cross
Albert E Abela recounts the story of the award to Malta by King George VI 60 years after the event

Favray's painting of the Madonna of Ransom
Joseph Galea-Naudi and Denise Micallef tell the story of a Favray painting in the chapel in Selmun Palace

Prehistoric Treasures Exhibition

A Lost Manuscript Re-Discovered
Alfred Zahra de Domenico visits the Museum in Prague and locates a manuscript written in 1722 by a Maltese Carmelite Friar

The Cabreo of Fra Mario Bichi
Theresa Zammit Lupi describes a 17th century manuscript at the National Archives in Valletta

Ta' Ġieżu Church in Valletta
Norbert Ellul Vincenti takes us on a tour of the historic Franciscan Church of St Mary of Jesus

Treasures of the Past
Lorenzo Zahra laments the loss of historic landmarks in Birgu

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