Treasures Of Malta No. 53 Easter 2012 Vol. XVIII Issue 2

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Treasures of Malta is a magazine of art and culture that is issued three times a year and deals with heritage ‘in the widest sense of the word’. The magazine features a variety of articles that encompass all aspects of the visual arts, antiquities, history, auctions, exhibitions, cultural events and much more

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CONTENTS: Apotropaia – Prehistoric and Ancient Amulets from the Maltese Islands; From the Albert Ganado Collection; Of barbers, barber-surgeons… and a Maltese canzonetta; On Ribera’s Philosophers: Rediscovering Aesopus; Opera Music and the Risorgimento connection: The story of Giacomo Lombardi; No.10, St Barbara Bastion; Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum; Emvin Cremona (1919-1987) – Alchemist of Colour and Light; Treasures from the National Library; Marble tables for the British market: The export trade of J. Darmanin and Sons; My favourite object – Pascal A. Demajo; The oldest surviving Chapel of Repose in Malta; Order of Malta numismatic collection exhibited in London and sold in Zurich; Bookshelf. Inclusion: View of the Lazaretto and The Quarantine Harbour, taken from Ponsonby’s Bastion, Malta. A watercolour by Louis Taffien 1811 – 1866. With acknowledgement to, and published by, Fondazzjoni Patrimonju Malti