Volume 9 Issue 2

Easter 2003, Vol.IX No.2


Mysteries of the Maltese Gallarija
Giovanni Bonello writes about the Maltese balcony and includes much new material

The Valletta Sacra Infermeria in Travelogues and Art
Charles Savona-Ventura traces the history of the Sacra Infermeria and its reputation abroad

Making the Water Fountains Flow

Antonio Pippi - A Forgotten Quadraturista
Mario Buhagiar throws new light on the first painter of the Manoel Theatre ceiling and the Gozo Cathedral trompe l'oeil dome

From the Albert Ganado Collection

Some Further Thoughts on the Temple Age
Alexander Welsh attempts to explain some of the many unanswered questions surrounding the Temple people

Francesco Zahra 1710-1773
Emmanuel Fiorentino gives a brief overview of the life and discusses some of the works of a great Maltese artist of the 18th century

Properties Transferred to Din l-Art Helwa

Excavators and Adventurers - the history of three bas-reliefs in the Museum of Archaeology
Thomas Freller recounts the story of marble bas-reliefs once part of a fountain in the Palace courtyard

Malta Views on sale at Sotheby's

Costume and Lace
Nicholas de Piro writes about the importance of costume and lace in the Maltese way of life

Awards for Patrimonju Publications

The French Knights in Birgu Prior to the Great Siege of 1565
Lorenzo Zahra recounts various episodes involving French knights during the period when the Order of St John were still based in Birgu

Treasures hanging from Maltese walls
Robert Attard discovers that some of the edged weapons in Maltese private collections are often unidentified historical gems

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