Photographs of Malta, circa 1912

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 115 RCS/Y3017B
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
      English .
  • Physical Description
      1 file(s) 10 images in 1 file

Scope and Content

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

Administrative / Biographical History

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.

Access Information

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

Acquisition Information

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


Includes index.

Other Finding Aids

A catalogue of the collection can be found on ArchiveSearch.

Alternative Form Available

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

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Generally good condition.


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.

Additional Information

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

Cassar, S L, fl 1890-1915, photographer