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Photographs of Malta, circa 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3017B

Scope and Contents

A collection of loose photographs measuring approximately 285 x 240 mm. The majority of the images are of Valletta. All the prints are captioned.


  • Creation: 1912

Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical / Historical

S.L. Cassar established a photographic business in Malta circa 1890. In 1915 Cassar was the only photographer in Malta undertaking cinematographic work. At this time his studio was at 31 Strada San Giovani, Valletta.


1 file(s) (10 images in 1 file)

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Generally good condition.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by L.G. Forné on 29 January 1912.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: Middle East, fiche number 4.


For further information on S.L. Cassar see: Macmillan, Allister (ed) (1915), Malta and Gibraltar, illustrated : historical and descriptive, commercial and industrial facts, figures, and resources, London : Collingridge.


This collection level description was entered by KS using information from the original typescript catalogue.


Cassar, S L, fl 1890-1915, photographer

Includes index.
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Repository Details

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