Treasures of Malta No 56, Easter 2013 Vol. XIX No.2

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Vanity, Profanity & Worship: Highlights from the Jewellery Exhibition
Francesca Balzan discusses the story behind Patrimonju’s latest exhibition, and focuses on a small selection from the splendid pieces included

Treasures from the National Library
Maroma Camilleri

The earliest lithographs of Charles Frederick de Brocktorff
Albert Ganado focuses on six ship portraits of H.M.S. Barham, which were Charles de Brocktorff’s first known dated lithographs

Re-hanging the damaged 1636 Lascaris Bell at St John’s Cathedral
Kenneth Cauchi

The bust of Jean de Valette in the Museum of the Order of St John
Alan Borg makes a case and confirms the attribution of this magnificent bust to Leone Leoni

The Sad end of Maestro Gianni
Christian Attrd introduces us to a talented intagliatore whose life ended in tragedy

Surnames related to the toponym Malta
Mario Cassar

From the Albert Ganado Collection

Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum
Anthony Azzopardi

Esprit Barther: A significant twentieth-century artist and art teacher
Nicoline Sagona examines the various periods of this artist’s career, as well as his role as an inspirational educator

My Favourite Object
Alfred Zahra de Domenico

Giovanni Zentello: The tenor in Malta, his international career and his recorded legacy
Richard England

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Cultural Calendar
Cecilia Xuereb

Letter to the Editor

Diary of Events

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Weight 560.0000 g

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