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Title: Santi qodma tal-kuncizzjoni
Authors: Terribile, Tony
Keywords: Immaculate Conception in art
Holy cards -- Themes, motives
Holy cards -- Europe -- History
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: Cospicua : Kumitat Festa Esterna ta' Marija Immakulata
Citation: Terribile, T. (2003). Santi qodma tal-kuncizzjoni. Programm tal festa ta Marija Immakulata fil belt ta Bormla Festa 2003, 87-91.
Abstract: Saints were very appealing figures for the Maltese in past times especially during the times of war. Holy cards were imported mainly from Italy, France and Germany and, since companies who used to produce them were in constant competition, the cards ended up having vibrant colours which increased their aesthetic appeal.
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