Fascinating photos show life in Malta in the 1950s

These fascinating photographs offer a glimpse of Malta in the 1950s. The collection of more than 350 beautiful pictures show snapshots of everyday life in the Maltese Islands nearly 70 years ago. The images were taken by award-winning photographer and archaeologist Peter J. Shield between 1954 and 1959. He said: ‘This collection provides valuable memories […]

13 epic colour pictures of Malta in the Swinging Sixties

Malta is an island that’s seen it all, from pageants, royal visits, festivals and much more – and the 1960s was a golden era. We’ve searched through our award-winning Bay Retro archive to find the best colour photos of Malta in the decade that brought us Independence, the Beatles dominated the charts and man landed […]

7 amazing retro postcards of Malta’s seaside resorts

Today we share our favourite photos on Instagram and Facebook. But back in the 1960s there were only postcards and family photo albums. The pace of change in Malta is so fast, sometimes it’s hard to remember what the island once looked like. Now a set of beautiful postcards dating back to the early 1960s […]