Christmas Issue of Treasures of Malta out now


Unfolding Treasures
Charles J Farrugia provides a concise history of Malta's young but already sturdy National Archives

Giant bobbins, cordstands and the Franciscans
Angela Peel's informal style enlivens the account of her unusual research

Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum

Giuseppe Calì's largest canvas and the ceiling decoration of St Francis Church, Valletta
Mark Sagona places this important commission within its artistic context and discusses a hitherto unknown oil study related to this project

From the Albert Ganado Collection

John Hookham Frere and Gabriele Rossetti: A friendship forged in Malta
Peter Vassallo examines one of the most notable literary friendships in early nineteenth century British Malta

The earliest filmmakers in Malta
Giovanni Bonello gives a first pioneering account of the birth and early years of movie-making in Malta

From Gaûlos to Mdina, from Belt to ÄŠittadella: The changing name of the Gozo Citadel
Joseph Bezzina traces the many changes in the name of a place that has always been at the heart of Gozo's history

A look at the furniture and interiors of the 19th and 20th centuries in Maltese homes
Joe Galea Naudi and Denise Micallef give their readers a brief but illuminative view of the scene in the past two centuries

Restoration Denied.  Petition for works in St John's Co-Cathedral, 1893
Sister Daniela Micallef U.S.A.M writes on an early and unsuccessful attempt by the prelate Isidor Formosa to persuade the authorities in Malta to carry out badly needed restoration works in St John's Co-Cathedral

Italian Opera Singers in Malta in the middle of the eighteenth century
Simon Mercieca adds important information to the fairly little known so far regarding theatre in 18th century Malta

Heritage Malta Exhibitions

Cultural Calendar


A Subject Index to the illustrations in Treasures of Malta, Vol.XVI

Index: Treasures of Malta, Vol.XVI

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