Treasures of Malta No. 41, Easter 2008 Vol. XIV No. 2

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ARTICLES

Edward Caruana Dingli’s Valletta cityscapes and folkloristic themes
Madeleine Gera argues that Edward Caruana Dingli often depicted an idealised view of country people and of some Valletta views

Għar Gerduf rediscovered
Godwin Vella examines what the existing remains and accounts of it written in the past, tell us of Għar Gerduf in Gozo and makes a case for the need to save it from impending collapse

St Helen Gate, Bormla
In this, the fifth in the series of pull-out drawings with commentaries, Dr Stephen Spiteri discusses the handsome St Helen Gate in Bormla

Carmelo Mangion
A concise review by Dennis Vella of an important twentieth century Maltese artist

Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum

The Villages of Malta
In this second part of his article, Brian W Blouet discusses Malta’s lost villages and the emergence of large rural places

The Muxrabija-Window
Robert Galea gives a detailed account of the muxrabija-window, an architectural feature now rarely seen in Malta and Gozo

From Private Collections

Five views of Malta and Gozo at the National Library
Bernardine Scicluna draws attention to select works from a collection of 19th century watercolours compiled in a handsome album housed at the National Library of Malta in Valletta

From the Albert Ganado Collection

The ‘painter-knight’ Pedro Núñez de Villavicencio and Malta
Thomas Freller adds to the sparse knowledge previously known to most about a Spanish painter who was also a Knight of St John

Churchill’s “Maltese shield”
Douglas Austin tells how a splendid but little-known work of Maltese silverware was made as a gift for Sir Winston Churchill and may still be seen at Chartwell, Churchill’s home

Philatelic

Caring for ‘ceramic’ objects

Cultural Calendar

Heritage Malta Exhibitions

Bookshelf

List of Theses submitted in the History of Art Programme between 2005-2008

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Weight 540.0000 g
Dimensions 29.7 × 21 cm
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Pages 88
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