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Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 18.2: Un Indio Capitano, Gobernadorcillo del Pueblo by Damián Domingo

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 18.2: Un Indio Capitano, Gobernadorcillo del Pueblo by Damián Domingo

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the societal classes of the Philippines when Spain arrived, how the Spanish goverment worked with the Philippine ruling classes, and how these ruling classes evolved into the principalia class. We also look at and talk about Damian Domingo's painting Un Indio Capitano, Gobernadorcillo del Pueblo (1833) and its subjects and their clothing, including the military garb and the Barong Tagalog with short jacket worn in principalia style.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 18.1: Damián Domingo

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 18.1: Damián Domingo

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the life, work and acheivements of Damián Domingo, the father of Philippine painting. We also discuss the cover of his Baboom collection of tipos del pais paintings and the pantless man featured on the cover wearing a barong and surrounded by his fancy clothing.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 17.2: 19th Century Russian Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 17.2: 19th Century Russian Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We discuss Russian artist Aleksandr Filippovich Postels and his illustration Rue à Manila, Capitale de L’île Luçon (Iles Philippines) (1835). We also talk about some of the subjects of this piece and what they are wearing, like their barongs, camisa de chino, baro't saya, etc.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 17.1: 19th Century Russian Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 17.1: 19th Century Russian Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the life of German-Russian artist Ludovik Choris, his illustration Vue de la Ville de Manille (Iles Philippines), and the subjects of this piece: five men in barongs rowing in a bangka at sea.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 16: a 19th Century Swedish Artist’s Illustration of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 16: a 19th Century Swedish Artist’s Illustration of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We discuss Carl Johan Alfred Skogman, Sweden's first circumnavigation of the world, Skogman's illustration Tagal (1854-1855) and its subject wearing Barong Tagalog and other filipiñiana clothing and accessories.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 15.7: 19th Century German Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 15.7: 19th Century German Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss the illustration Tagalen mit Kampfhähnen, the subjects of this piece and the barongs and other filipiñiana clothing and accessories they wear.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 15.6: 19th Century German Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 15.6: 19th Century German Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss an illustrated advertisement, from German meat company Liebig Fleishwerke, called Bilder von den Philippinen . . . Auf dem Markt (1885). We discuss the various people in this outdoor market scene and their clothing, including Barong Tagalog, camisa de chino, baro't saya, and other filipiñiana clothing and accessories.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 15.5: 19th Century German Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 15.5: 19th Century German Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the life of German artist Conrad Georg Ermisch, and we look at and talk about his illustration Hahnenkampf in einer Strasse Manilas (Philippinen) (1898), the subjects in the piece and the garments they wear, like Barong Tagalog, camisa de chino and baro't saya.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 15.4: 19th Century German Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 15.4: 19th Century German Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We discuss the illustration Gessellschaftliche Vergnügungen in Manila [Social Entertainment in Manila] (1864), from Gustav Spiess, the subjects of this drawing and their clothing, including Barong Tagalog and baro't saya. We also compare this to the original illustration by English artist Charles W. Andrews that inspired this German piece, and we look at another similar piece from Frenchman Antoine-Alfred Marché.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 15.3: 19th Century German Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 15.3: 19th Century German Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss the illustration Bewohner der Philippinen (German for "Inhabitants of the Philippines") (1871), its female subject in baro't saya, and its male subject in Barong Tagalog.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 15.2: 19th Century German Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 15.2: 19th Century German Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Reposted from our social media. We look at and discuss Strassenszene in Manila (1864) from Gustav Spiess, examine the clothing of the female and male subjects, including baro't saya and barong, and compare this piece to C. W. Andrews' Untitled (1861) piece that is almost identical.

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 15.1: 19th Century German Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Journey of the Barong Tagalog, Addendum Part 15.1: 19th Century German Artist Illustrations of Life in the Philippines

Resposted from our social media. We discuss the Prussian Expedition to East Asia, the illustration "Tagalen auf der Insel Luzon" from Gustav Spiess, and compare that to its predecessor illustration by Charles W. Andrews. We also discuss the subjects of the illustrations and their clothing and accesories, including Barong Tagalog and baro't saya.