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Donation of extensive collection to the Malta Maritime Museum

Heritage Malta welcomed a donation by maritime historian Joseph Muscat consisting of an extensive collection including paintings, prints, models, rare books, graffiti casts, photographs as well as other artefacts and documentation. Renowned maritime historian Joseph Muscat donated an extensive number of artefacts to the Malta Maritime Museum on Monday. The collection includes paintings by the […]

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HMS Illustrious (1940) documents donated to Heritage Malta

Officers from HMS Illustrious (R06) donated to Heritage Malta a copy of the damage assessment report sustained by HMS Illustrious (R87) during enemy bombing before reaching Malta and whilst moored at Malta in January 1941. Members of the 1200 servicemen aboard HMS Illustrious visited the Malta Maritime Museum to present this donation. Following a guided […]

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Victor Pasmore’s family donates two paintings to the National Collection

Heritage Malta’s National Museum of Fine Arts in Valletta has just received in donation two large paintings by the renowned British international artist Victor Pasmore (1908-1998), who lived in Malta from the mid 1960s until his death. The paintings were officially presented to Heritage Malta on Tuesday 19 June at a special event hosted at […]

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Portulan Atlas donated to the Malta Maritime Museum

Atlas Insurance has presented funds to Heritage Malta’s Malta Maritime Museum to acquire to acquire an 18th century Portulan. This Portulan atlas is now the second artefact of its kind found within the National Collection. The Malta Maritime Museum hosted a number of Atlas Insurance employees that toured the museum led by its Curator Liam Gauci. […]

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Manuscripts donated by Dr Albert Ganado

Heritage Malta is pleased to announce that Dr Albert Ganado kindly presented the National Museum of Fine Arts with his own original research manuscripts. This donation took place during a ceremony which was held at the National Museum of Fine Arts on the 23rd of March, during which Dr Ganado presented the paintings to the […]

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