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Title: The conservation and restoration of the oldest titular statue of the Maltese Island : Senglea’s 17th century effigy of Maria Bambina
Authors: Lupo, Valentina
Zenzani, Maria Grazia
Keywords: Processional statues -- Conservation and restoration -- Malta -- Senglea -- 21st century
Nativity of Mary -- Processional statues -- Malta -- Senglea
Collegiate Basilica of the Nativity of Mary (Senglea, Malta)
Sculpture -- Conservation and restoration -- Malta -- Senglea
Processional statues -- Malta -- Senglea -- History
Processional statues -- Conservation and restoration -- Methodology
Atelier Del Restauro (Firm)
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: Senglea : Kummissjoni Festi Esterni Marija Bambina
Citation: Lupo, V., & Zenzani, M. G. (2018). The conservation and restoration of the oldest titular statue of the Maltese Island : Senglea’s 17th century effigy of Maria Bambina. Marija Bambina Senglea, festa 2018, 44-45.
Abstract: The statue of Our Lady widely known as Senglea's Maria Bambina is an important work of art national artistic heritage, venerated in the Sanctuary Basilica dedicated to the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, its origins go back to almost 400 years ago. The figure was donated to the parish church of Senglea in the early 17th century. According to tradition and a source, found on a manuscript document in the archives of the parish, the statue was found floating in the sea together with a wreckage from a galleon.
URI: https://www.um.edu.mt/library/oar/handle/123456789/66933
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