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dc.identifier.citationMicallef, D. (1985). San Anton Palace (part three). Civilization, 24, 645-647.en_GB
dc.description.abstractThrough the looking stable door in St. Anthony Street, from the long flagstone tunnel on the left close to the old spiral staircase stands the palace chapel built by De Vilhena in 1722 and dedicated to the "Madonna tal-Pillar". It is moderate in size and very artistic. The principal feature is the decorative frescoes introducing masses of brilliant colours under the grilled sloping windows. On the ceiling one picks up the coat of arms of De Rohan, combined with those of De Vilhena and Pinto. On the picture of the main altar is the emblem of the donator. There is a tiny sacristy with the confessional and the pretty wash-hand fount. The presidential entrance has artistic powers. The sentry guards the side gates to the palace. The long avenue is 250 yards long streamed with high elms, oaks and flowers that swell perpetually into greenery. The carriage-way ends sharply to the left into the courtyard faintly damp and heavily scented with the leaves. In 1625 part of the gardens were opened to the public.en_GB
dc.publisherGulf Publishing Ltd.en_GB
dc.subjectSan Anton Palace (Attard, Malta) -- Historyen_GB
dc.subjectPalaces -- Maltaen_GB
dc.subjectArchitecture -- Maltaen_GB
dc.titleSan Anton Palace (part three)en_GB
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dc.publication.titleCivilization : an Encyclopedia on Maltese Civilization, History and Contemporary Artsen_GB
dc.contributor.creatorMicallef, Denise-
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